Monday, October 26, 2020
Ahem: Dear Your Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth The Second of the House of Windsor… Oh, forget it. We both know that I’m not fond of that pompous nonsense. Let me try again. Dear...
With this year’s Academy Award broadcast happening two weeks earlier than usual, you could be forgiven for not having a clue who just walked by the red-carpet paparazzi or why that movie with the strange title just won seven Oscars.
Fourteen months after Peter MacKay won his first federal seat, I got my picture taken with him. He was in Antigonish at the time, in a campaign stop for Hugh Segal, a former senior advisor to...
When I reflect on memories of our cat Sadie that predate her departure from this world last Thursday afternoon, her purr will always come back to me. It often reached incredible volumes – Cathy described it as...
I have a lot in common with my wife Cathy, as you might expect, but the common threads include a key health concern: Vision issues. Diagnosed in October with the “wet” form of Age-Related Macular Degeneration...
There’s something eerily familiar about the tale of Northern Pulp and the recent events surrounding its uncertain future. Of course, that’s because we’ve lived so much of it, right here in the Strait of Canso.
As I’ve mentioned previously in this column space, I have an “in” with Santa this year, so I’m privy to all kinds of North Pole news that might otherwise go unreported. Which is why I can...
As we move beyond Christmas and start to look ahead to the new decade, I find myself winding the clock backwards, to when I was Greta Thunberg’s age. The climate-change activist, recently named as TIME Magazine’s...
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...




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