Wednesday, January 29, 2020
It’s been awhile since Santa Claus last revealed his official gift list for the naughty and nice newsmakers in the Strait area, across Canada and around the world. However, as some of you might know, I’ve...
With Hollywood, TV networks and streaming services jamming our screens with holiday content, it’s getting harder every year to choose the right Christmas favourites to supplement other December activities like shopping, taking the kids to see Santa, or sweeping up...
Dear Santa: I’m sorry it’s been awhile since I’ve written. I think I was 11 the last time I wrote to you. That’s a shame in and of itself, especially since you were so diligent in...
When The Tragically Hip’s frontman Gord Downie lost his cancer battle two years ago, it was hard to ignore the accompanying national outpouring of grief. And yet, as I reflect on last week’s passing of John Mann,...
This week, two disclaimers: I’m a regular contributor to CBC Radio One here in Cape Breton; and I own 29 of the 30 volumes of Don Cherry’s Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Hockey. They were all Christmas...
As we grapple with the regional divisions and partisan reactions that have come out of last month’s election campaign, I’m reminded of a simpler time. It was a time before smartphones, social media, texting, DVDs, PVRs, reality...
Okay. One more election column. Bear with me, we can do this. Just as a marathon race often boils down to the individual legs of the event as opposed to the overall track, a federal election in...
Number of House of Commons seats up for grabs in the latest federal election: 338 Number of seats required for a majority: 170 Number of seats won by the Liberals at the...
This week: A story 27 years in the making. It started as my story, and it all happened in the summer of 1992, when I was a university student working at a tiny tourist bureau next...
“Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the latest edition of Federal Election Debate Bingo. Do you have your markers ready, folks? Then let’s begin.” “Come on, Suzette, they’ve already started.” “Hey, don’t look...


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