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  • Polls and polarized opinions

    It is what it is. That’s the best way to summarize the fuss about the Tories supposedly influencing online media polls. I heard someone suggest ...

  • Feeling powerless

    I felt like a crook as I slithered from room to room in my own house, turning thermostats up just a notch. I boiled and reboiled the kettle, got ...

  • Cash headed for oblivion

    This is all about money — the money we have, the money we used to have and the money we hope to have. Let me explain. I didn’t think I’d get ...

  • Just rewards

    I’ve always wanted a medal. Try as I may — at sports, journalism, heck, even life in general, that round piece of metal has eluded me. Not that I ...

  • Give Burton Winters the legacy he deserves

    A year has passed but the scar remains from the Burton Winters search and rescue snafu. A child freezing to death is a tragedy; not knowing if ...

  • Sobering statistics

    I was flabbergasted when I heard that 90,000 potential murderers had been cruising the streets of Canada. Wait — the number is actually more than ...

  • Still not sold on Muskrat Falls

    Twelve months ago, I wrote that we were in for a pivotal year. My column on Jan. 6, 2012, said: “Sometime in the second or third quarter of 2012, ...

  • Takin’ it to the street

    Everyone loves a parade, which makes me wonder why there aren’t more of them. Santa comes once a year, and we have military marches on Memorial ...

  • Share the spirit of the season

    The world will not end today. For months, some people have been preaching that today is the day it all finishes. I didn’t believe it then, and ...

  • Put to the test

    It wasn’t exactly Disneyland, but I had a feel-good visit to hospital that I’m itching to tell you about.Well, feel-good is an overstatement, but ...