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    • MLA report July 23

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore: I want to start off this column by reminding everyone in our beautiful riding that as we return to some sort of normalcy...

    • WE Charity scandal

      You’ve likely heard by now about the Prime Minister’s latest ethics scandal – the WE charity debacle.  In case you missed it, here are the...

    • Dogs’ sense of touch

      Of all the senses a dog has, the one most similar to humans’ is the sense of touch. It is also only one of three...

    • Blue Zones

      According to death-clock.org, I should live to be 79 years old and if all goes well I’ll live long enough to see 2061. It seems I’m...

    • Senses: dogs compared to humans

      It is generally recognized that humans have 5 basic senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste), as do dogs, but how do they compare? Sight:...

    • The Return of the Flâneur

      Walking is a time waster these days. In a busy world with things to get done, walking is the inconvenient and slow option. Leisurely walking...

    • Economic and Fiscal snapshot

      Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the government’s Economic and Fiscal ‘Snapshot’. Morneau confirmed that the Liberals are running a deficit of $343.2 billion...

    • Wings and Beer

      As the global pandemic stretches into its fourth month, I have been cooped up in my home office, toiling away in isolation, without the friendly...

    • MLA report July 16

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore readers: COVID-19 has seen 12.9 million cases, 7 million recoveries and over 500,000 deaths worldwide. What is it like to have the coronavirus?...

    • MLA report July 9

      Hello Chestermere-Strathmore! As we all celebrated Canada Day this year in some new and different ways, I was truly touched by the incredible folks that...