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Editorial Cartoon

Stephen Harper expands prisons across the country.
Aflockalypse now: mass animal die-offs

Aflockalypse now: mass animal die-offs

On New Year's Eve, 5,000 red-winged blackbirds dropped out of the sky in Beebe, Arkansas. Necropsies revealed no evidence of poisoning but did indicate the birds had suffered massive internal trauma.
New game with a different variation

New game with a different variation

It's always interesting how games evolve over time, and how subtle difference can become whole new games. We see that a lot in the world of chess where a new piece, or two, or a change in the board creates a whole new variant on the game.
Lots of edible choices for quinoa seeds

Lots of edible choices for quinoa seeds

My sister recently bought a quinoa cookbook. You've probably heard of quinoa, it's been in gardening news a lot in recent years.
NDP desperate to regain rural foothold

NDP desperate to regain rural foothold

The recent news of long-time New Democrat Pat Atkinson's pending departure from politics reminds us of an important turning point for the NDP.
The Social Network: ignored my friend's request

The Social Network: ignored my friend's request

The Social Network (DVD/Blu-Ray) -- Dir. David Fincher. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake. Mostly-true dramatization of the story behind that Bookface computer thing the neighbor kids are always nattering about.

Letter to the Editor - Sunrise release

Dear Editor: [Ed. note: Sunrise Health Region recently released a document to the public titled "Customer Engagement and Service Expectation Action Plan.
Play options real entertainment

Play options real entertainment

So to start I would like to welcome readers back to the world of board game reviews. A summer of flood basically had games in storage, and then it was the holiday season, but now with a new year, it's time to get back to the gaming table.
Rediscovering the sacred balance

Rediscovering the sacred balance

We've come through the first decade of the 21st century, and it seemed appropriate to revisit a chapter marking the new millennium in my book, The Sacred Balance (Greystone Books/DSF, 1997). The following is from the final chapter.
Terrier move will have impact

Terrier move will have impact

The Yorkton Terriers made a move that will have a major impact on their present and future by adding Justin Buzzeo and Jeremy Boyer from the Humboldt Broncos in a future considerations trade.