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  • Martha Muzychka: Post-budget blues

    For days, every conversation I had seemed to focus on the budget — the conspicuously named deficit reduction levy, the HST increase, the ...

  • Radio show sparks painful conversation

    This week, that storyline came to a conclusion so shocking, it was a wonder you did not hear the collective shriek of countless listeners Sunday ...

  • Martha Muzychka: It's International Women's Day

    It has been variously associated with socialist politics, labour rights and suffrage, but these days, we look on March 8 as an opportunity ...

  • Waiting on spring

    Inspired, I look out my window and see snow, ice and yellow grasses. Looking further, I see the park and know if I get closer, I will see the ...

  • Spaniard’s Bay Top 10

    I was 16. It wasn’t a hard job, but it paid well. On my second day there, one of the staff asked me if I wanted to see a picture of his wife and ...

  • Immigration story repeats itself

    A group of immigrants — a large group, I should note — traverses thousands of kilometres across the globe and settles in a big city.The people in ...

  • More laughter, please

    It was actually more than a moment, and we weren’t ill or afraid. Rather, we were hopelessly convulsed with laughter. Why we were laughing so ...

  • Hopeful beginnings

    The reactions I tracked in my social media feeds, the news, the coffee shops, and even among taxi drivers certainly suggested it was. Whether you ...

  • The real wedge issue

    I love following politics, but this election has been wearying. With the longest campaign in history, I’m not surprised the voters are tired. ...

  • This is not a dress rehearsal

    There’s a maturity to the season. If spring is the heedless toddler and summer the exuberant teenager, then fall is the grown up who has figured ...