Friday April 25, 2014




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Cover me

We were heading to the airport and listening in disbelief as the story was unfolding on the radio. While we were on our way to await the arrival of our 20-month old daughter from Romania, parents were hurrying to Columbine High School in Colorado...

Opinion

Family history important to hold onto

It was a last minute trip home, but one I think I needed. Living away from family can be difficult...

Disdain or respect?

As the stands filled with parents, friends and fans there was an air of anticipation as there...

What to do with free time now?

I’m sitting here, tired and with a slight headache, but the weekend was worth it.We drove up to...

Let’s not PVR our lives

The extent to which it was taking place was likely exaggerated but we knew there were some students ...

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...




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Koe upheaval shocks curling world

The two-week period between the end of the Brier and the start of the world curling championships...

Diversification in cropping on the prairies

The idea of diversification in cropping for Canadian Prairie farmers is not a new one, although it...

CWB adapting to new world order

The demise of the Canadian Wheat Board forecast by its biggest supporters if single-desk selling...

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-...




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