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Small business is bleeding 

May 2, 2024   ·   0 Comments

by FRANK STRONACH Everyone knows you don’t kick someone when they’re down.  But that’s what the federal government’s recent budget did to many small business ...

Arctic seals and coral reefs: Every little bit helps

by GWYNNE DYER “Without extinction, there would likely be insufficient ecological ‘space’ available for new species.” What? Is this person saying that extinction is a ...

Phones in the classroom

by BRIAN LOCKHART If you have ever been in a conversation with someone and their phone rings, and they answer it, you know what an ...

Democracy impeded by unrest, conflict and politics

by MARK PAVILONS Our love-hate relationship with democracy is unique to the western world. While we find ourselves constantly at odds with government policies and ...

Winning the Stanley Cup

OUR READERS WRITE In 1967 I was a 13-year-old hockey kid living in Montreal as I watched my then team (The Habs) loose to the ...

Out of sight, out of mind?

by BROCK WEIR I don’t know about the rest of you, but I get a rude awakening just about every Sunday morning. Despite my best ...

Canada moves closer to point of no return when it comes to our national debt 

by FRANK STRONACH There’s an old bit of wisdom courtesy of Ernest Hemingway that you go broke two ways: first gradually, then suddenly.  With last ...

Ukraine: The Outlook

by GWYNNE DYER  “I’ve said before, you do the right thing and you let the chips fall where they may,” said Mike Johnson, the Speaker ...

Your grandson is in jail

by BRIAN LOCKHART Some people have no soul. When you lock a door, it’s for a reason – it’s for honest people. An honest person, ...

Boomers have become wise “elders”

by MARK PAVILONS “If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. ...

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