Friday April 18, 2014




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Disdain or respect?

As the stands filled with parents, friends and fans there was an air of anticipation as there usually is before a big game. Everyone knows anything can happen between the first whistle and the final buzzer. The high school athletes demonstrated

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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...

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...




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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-...

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...




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