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A momentous year for our country ends on a positive note

A momentous year for our country ends on a positive note

The year 2011 will go down as a momentous one in Canadian politics.
Faith Matters: Looking to move on? Why not start with God?

Faith Matters: Looking to move on? Why not start with God?

The new year has arrived. It is often at this time that many people find themselves thinking about making some changes in their lives. We call it making New Yearís resolutions.
Predictions for 2012: Debt, war, the end of the world. And more Nickelback

Predictions for 2012: Debt, war, the end of the world. And more Nickelback

Gather ‘round the Magic Eight Ball, boys and girls, it’s time for my annual Predictions for the New Year column.
Children bring holiday chair

Children bring holiday chair

Dear Santa, I am in Grade one. I like reading. I like iPads. How are you? Why do you have reindeers? This year I was good. I helped David play the Wii.
Faith Matters: Should we say Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas?

Faith Matters: Should we say Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas?

It’s that time of the year when Christmas cards are being sent. Stores have made the switch in merchandise and their aisles are full of busy shoppers. People are looking forward to family coming home.
Christmas: It's the most stressful, socially awkward time of the year

Christmas: It's the most stressful, socially awkward time of the year

Yup, I am one of those people. A real grinch, I dread the Christmas season. I haven’t always been this way. I remember as a kid being so excited I couldn’t sleep for a month in advance.
Thanksgiving trip to Seattle worth every American penny

Thanksgiving trip to Seattle worth every American penny

It started as a text message from a friend about four months ago. Bryce: “Hey, any interest in going to the Apple Cup?” Me: “Yeah, I’m kind of interested.” Bryce: “OK, I just bought tickets.
Danger can be thrilling, at least that is what my passenger said

Danger can be thrilling, at least that is what my passenger said

It was with great pleasure that I set out with my co-worker to attend the Bragg Creek Artisans and Redwood Meadows annual Christmas craft sales, Nov. 19.
"Premier Redford 2.0 has significant upgrades, better configured for PC system"

"Premier Redford 2.0 has significant upgrades, better configured for PC system"

“Hello, and welcome to the Progressive Conservative Tech Support Hotline. Our hours are from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from March 1 to May 31, every four years. If you would like to donate to the PC party, press 1 now.
Time to seize the moment, reform Senate

Time to seize the moment, reform Senate

The time when Canadians will be able to democratically choose their senators will soon be upon us.
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