Thursday April 17, 2014




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Let’s not PVR our lives

The extent to which it was taking place was likely exaggerated but we knew there were some students in our university dormitory who had arranged their class schedule to allow them to watch a particular soap opera every day. Consequently the lounge...

Opinion

Take my hand . . . let’s fix this

It was early morning several years ago when the double ring on my office phone indicated someone in ...

“Sealfies” trending on social media

Recently Ellen DeGeneres took a selfie at the Oscars and it was used by her to raise money, $1.5...

My Outlook: To Laugh or Not to Laugh

As the month of March was coming to a close our elementary-aged imaginations would begin concocting ...

Learning that limits are our own construction

I do my very best to write about different topics each week, but I have once again been dragged...

Oh, the things I can do with my Spirograph...

I am reminded of it whenever I make a cup of coffee in a single-serve machine. My travel mug is too ...

As we finally begin to warm up

Well it would appear that spring has finally sprung (knock on wood). The sun has a warmth to it I...




Columnists

Controlling potential flooding

While the threat of this year’s spring snowmelt causing much more than some localized flooding...

Shamed players deserve presence in Hall

Shoeless Joe Jackson isn’t in the Baseball Hall of Fame because of his involvement with the Black...

Genetically modified crops

In a spring when a record Canadian crop seems landlocked by a struggling grain handling system ill-...

The Holy Grail for prairie farmers

If there is a Holy Grail for Canadian Prairie farmers it is probably the 100-bushel wheat crop....

Changes in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The role of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is changing to the point I suspect most will...

Rail system unable to deal with grain export

If there is one issue weighing heavily on Prairie farmers this winter, even more than the...




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