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  • March of the sugarplum ministers

    Years ago, some of us in the media used to joke that when the premier is away, the cabinet ministers will play. Last week was like days of ...

  • Waiting is a waste of patients' time

    I hope I don’t get sick any time soon. I’m picking on the doctors again this week and I expect to get a call any day from my own physician with a ...

  • Bad bedside manner

    I guess it’s just one of those things that happens as we get older — we have to visit the doctor more, and spend way too much time talking about ...

  • Approaching a momentous milestone

    We’re almost there. The clock is ticking ever so closer to an anniversary celebration that we must make sure is like no other. In 2016, just ...

  • Old-school voting is not enough

    I was disappointed to read that there won’t be e-voting in our municipal elections this year. I was downright angry when I saw some of the ...

  • To those who hold the future in their hands

    School’s out! The long months of toiling over the books are done. The dreaded exams are finished, and for high school graduates, this is a summer ...

  • The violence has gone too far

    There’s a lot to be said for standing up to the bad guys, and I’m impressed with the way our province’s top cop has done just that. In leather ...

  • Hot times in politics

    This could be the summer of political discontent. Federal and provincial politicians have much to ponder as they get up close with their ...

  • Duffy did us a favour

    It's hard to imagine the actions of one man could have such a profound effect on an entire democratic institution. Mike Duffy has done more to ...

  • Stolen memories

    An English proverb describes the eyes as the window to the soul. Those words seemed appropriate as I listened intently this week to a reader who ...