Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Even if you’ve visited a community many times over the years, that special little nook will always find a creative way to surprise you. And that’s how a recent trip to the Sunrise Trail greeted me and...

Let it steep

I’ve felt for a long time that the simple act of making tea can be a perfect metaphor for life. After all, just as we all have different ways to live our lives, tea drinkers all have their own way...
Given the uproar that followed NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s recent announcement that the NHL wouldn’t make any concessions to allow its players to participate in next year’s Winter Olympics, you might have assumed that the game as we know...
“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...
On the surface, a change to one line in our national anthem might not seem to have that much in common with recent revisions to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. And yet, as both stories dominated the headlines last...
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...
For the first time in several months, I don’t have a single topic for my column, so I’ll hit on several things over the next 800 words. Mind you, these seemingly-random thoughts all have one common thread – they’re all...
I never thought I’d see the day when even one person would become so fed up with – or just plain terrified by – their political choices that they’d turn to a comedy show for some semblance of democracy...
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...
“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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