Friday, October 13, 2017


Regular readers might recall that, a few months ago I mentioned my “Canada Through My Eye” blog for the first time in this column space.  Somehow, I got it in my head that I should spend the twelve months of...
I went back to L’Ardoise this weekend to say my final “Au revoir” to someone that I mistakenly assumed would be around forever, during the 34 years that I was lucky enough to know her.My relationship with Jane Martell,...
I wasn’t prepared for the concept that there might be anybody that wouldn’t want to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.I have been looking forward to this anniversary year since my childhood. Having entered the world just over five years after...
If you’re like me (and beware: if you’re actually taking the time to read a newspaper column, you’re probably a little bit like me), you’re probably worn out from the recent overload of political news and looking for a...
So there you have it, Nova Scotia: Less than one-fifth of the province’s entire population just determined who’s going to lead you, and for how long.No, that’s not an exaggeration. I truly wish it was. But the numbers, as...
Due to our deadlines, I won’t be able to comment on this week’s provincial election results until the next time I tiptoe into this space.So, for now, I’ll offer a few random thoughts on a more civilized sport: Hockey....
Even as it became all too clear that we were going to have a provincial election this spring, I wasn’t prepared for this campaign to have such a record-setting nature.No, I’m not talking about the shortness of the campaign,...
A disclaimer: I have never read Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables series, nor have I seen the Charlottetown festival’s long-running musical version.Now that some of you have already begun the arrangements for my deportation from Canada (or...
Since the nature of my job dictates that I spend several hours a month on the road – a figure that’s likely to grow exponentially now that we’re into the second week of a provincial election campaign – I’ve...
In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen.Lord Almighty, I thank You for always being present to hear my prayers and problems, whether they may be the heaviest burdens or merely the day-to-day issues...
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