Wednesday, June 19, 2019
At some point in our formative years, some well-meaning person or organization tries to convince us of the evils of creativity, the uselessness of imagination, or the wasted time we spend on basic play. We reach...
Dear Ralph: I thought it was a good idea to reach out to you, since you’ve been the source of so much bitterness and resentment over the past couple of weeks from many of my fellow...
When I started last week’s column, I had a feeling that I’d require a little more space and time to fit in all my thoughts about several leagues’ worth of play-off hockey happenings, and I was right.
I’m shifting to a sports theme in this week’s column, since so many hockey happenings are capturing my attention these days. Mind you, it isn’t always easy to pick a team to support. Take the recent...
Politics at any level is a difficult issue to digest and discuss, because it seems to rely equally on numbers and personalities. Here in Nova Scotia, we’ve had our share of distinct personalities at both the...
Number of days into 2019 that SNC-Lavalin scandal broke, following story in The Globe and Mail: 38 Number of years prior to that date that SNC-Lavalin was charged with corruption and fraud over its business dealings...
“Step right up! Step right up! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, welcome to the biggest, greatest, most eye-popping, show-stopping extravaganza on the face of the earth! Join us under the big tent for the Circus...
Many of you might not know that this column is written five days – sometimes six – before it appears in The Reporter. As a result, I need to choose a topic that will still capture your minds and hearts...
As always, when beginning a column about our public broadcaster, I’ll point out that I’m a freelance contributor to the Cape Breton edition of CBC Radio One’s Information Morning program. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I’d...
“Good afternoon. You’re watching the North American Headline network, or NAH for short. I’m Janine Generic-Anchorperson, and this is my colleague Winston Squarejaw. Winston?” “Thank you, Janine. Today, as we endeavour to bring you explosive testimony from both sides of...
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