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Can't scrap the registry? At least amend it

Prime Minster Stephen Harper vowed that the recent 153-to-151 vote in Parliament that preserves the long-gun registry is just the beginning of the fight to scrap it.

Live and let diet

My doctor sat me down the other day and told me that he had some good news and some bad news. "First of all," he said, "You're overweight, your cholesterol levels are ridiculously high, and you have to go on a strict diet.
Wasn't that a party?

Wasn't that a party?

The invoices are in and it appears as if Canada paid top dollar to hold the G8 and G20 Summits. The four-day funfest near Huntsville and Toronto did eventually cost us you and me brothers and sisters, $1.2 billion.

No class in the bird cage

Just a heads up before I get going here: I am a Toronto Blue Jays fan so the following may be come off a bit biased.

Getting bolder and more beautiful

It bodes well for Estevan that a certain segment of our population is interested in providing some finesse and detail to their growing community.

Provincial Politics Business and politics clash in potash debate

There is one big difference between business and politics. Business has one clear a philosophy that clearly works well for business. In politics, however, it's never quite that clear-cut.

As I See It It's always worthwhile to ask questions

Thinking about the questions that can give you a headache is something I like to do in my free time.
CFL vs. NFL: Comparing apples to oranges

CFL vs. NFL: Comparing apples to oranges

Now that football season is well underway, both in Canada and in the United States, I thought I'd tackle an argument that pops up every once in a while, and makes little sense to me - maybe you've come across it as well.

Introducing Prince Fury

I ran into a friend in the supermarket the other day. We talked for a while as her five year old daughter stayed glued tight to her leg.

Letter to the Editor

I am researching my family history and find that my Grandmother's sister emigrated to Carlyle in 1921. She was married to Arthur Read who I think was a farmer, and her name was Hilda. Her maiden name was Deller.