33 ways to stretch a buck

Updated on December 12, 2014 - All too many people allow their money to be taken from them as easily as the proverbial “taking candy from a baby”, especially...

Grits on fire

Updated on December 02, 2014 - It's like a general election in slow motion. Wednesday's wins for the Liberals in two provincial byelections makes it seven in a...

A great tragedy Part 2

Updated on December 01, 2014 - As noted in Part 1, Newfoundland had 1240 soldiers die, in or as a result of, the Great War 1914-1918. Noted as well, 61 of the 350...

Yes, the anti-seal campaign is about money

Updated on November 26, 2014 - In “The Doubter’s Companion,” John Ralston Saul defines a baby seal: “a superior form of animal life which holds animistic power...

A great tragedy Part 3

Updated on December 01, 2014 - The Great War’s slaughter - 9.3 million killed and 20.2 million wounded, on both sides - was unprecedented in the history of the...

Explicit consent

Updated on November 27, 2014 - Pierre Trudeau famously said “there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.”

Bad drugs

Updated on November 25, 2014 - In 1961, pregnant mothers in Canada were unwitting participants in a cruel lottery. Many were prescribed a promising new sedative...

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