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Reading Time: 3 minutesOne week before the first Conservative national convention on Andrew Scheer’s leadership watch – and the last such gathering before the next federal election – one would not normally expect Conservative MPs to be debating each other on social media about whether to draw a line on Canada’s diversity. […]
Reading Time: 1 minute(NC) There’s an advantage to donating things other than money to your favourite charity or non-profit organization. One option is gifting stocks and securities in-kind. If you’re considering it, here are a few tips to get started: […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesDid you miss me?
It’s been just over a year since I did my last column for this rag when the owner took his last holiday. Now he’s on holidays again and begged me to churn out a column of my wisdom and opinion. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes(NC) Thousands of pets swallow toxic household products every year, resulting in poisoning or choking. What many people don’t know is that certain types of human food can also cause serious health concerns for pets. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) is pleased to announce our Charitable Golf Tournament, presented by the Edmonton Salutes Committee, will be held at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf and Curling Club on Monday, September 10, 2018 with a nine AM shot-gun start, followed by a steak dinner and lots of prizes.
Reading Time: 1 minute(NC) Fending for themselves and learning to cook can be daunting for post-secondary students, but the more comfortable and confident they are in the kitchen, the easier – and more affordable – it becomes. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThis is the time in the life of a majority government when minds usually turn to the drafting of a final throne speech. For a ruling party going into its last year before a general election, the occasion is an opportunity to try to articulate an auspicious ballot-box question but also, if need be, to ditch legislative baggage not wanted on the electoral voyage. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesTrade is critical to the Canadian economy; in fact, one-in-five Canadian jobs and 60% of Canada’s GDP are dependent on trade. Global trade tensions and diplomatic failures have created pressure on Canadian producers of products such as barley, corn, oats, pulses, soybeans and wheat. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThere is often a penchant among Canadian politicians and pundits to over-analyze byelection results and search too hard for tipping points or tectonic shifts that may be merely mirage. […]