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  • My year of change

    Before I went to bed last night at 11:15 p.m., I watched the news report coming out of Shanghai wherein about 35 people were trampled by about ...

  • Looking for fun and feeling groovy

    It really can be true that a thing lost can never be recovered again. Older adults who have spent their life without the benefit of a forum to ...

  • Nothing up my sleeve ... presto!

    Seniors aren't the only group that requires attention from government. It's why we have a Child and Youth advocate. It's why we have an office ...

  • Uniform behaviour

    The incidents are now being collectively referred to as “Stolen Valour,” and those of us watching, veterans and civilians alike, abhor the ...

  • Can you hear me now?

    If you believe that is the case, try telling that to the people in Ferguson, Missouri. Effective communication is only as good as the receiver. ...

  • Rebels with a misguided cause

    In the history of human causes, it has to rank up there as the absolute worst example of what happens without any education at all. We watch from ...

  • The Great Gazoo

    The idea for this column actually came up after a discussion with my younger brother, who recently had a heart attack. The conversation was very ...

  • Loose change seldom adds up to much

    With respect to that last line, perhaps I'm taking more offense than usual over government's treatment of veterans because of what I consider to ...

  • What fracking and mammoths have in common

    Not to put too fine a point on it, but the sentiment that we're surrounded by water is grossly politically incorrect by today's standards, seeing ...

  • Ready or not, here it comes

    I'm no expert. If you're not an expert either, about the only thing we have to go on is our own experience when it comes to that first year of ...