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There has to be a better way

There has to be a better way

I feel I must respond to the letter that appeared in the Citizen on Nov. 10, titled "Think of it as Rent." How dare anyone suggest that the proud Canadians who built this country should pay rent to live here.
Around our schools

Around our schools

Sacred Heart school teams will participate in the annual Knights of Columbus volleyball tournament this weekend. Sandra Wyatt will visit the school this week as part of the Scientist-in-Schools program.
Cut the ‘friend fat’ on Facebook

Cut the ‘friend fat’ on Facebook

Jimmy Kimmel is my hero. But not my friend. Kimmel, the late night (at least by Victoria standards, which is anything that comes on after Jeopardy) talk show host, has declared this Wednesday to be National Unfriend Day.
Pairings

Pairings

Quails Gate - 2008 Stewart Family Reserve Chardonnay
I will remember you

I will remember you

Years ago I went to a memorial service and a grand-daughter sang the song, "I Will Remember You." We are approaching Remembrance Day and we remember those that served and died for their country.
Canada's Business

Canada's Business

The wrong message
Books at your library

Books at your library

Priceless By Robert K. Wittman Written by the retired founder of the FBI Art Crime Team, Priceless describes how Robert Wittman went undercover to rescue the world's stolen art treasures.
Good news

Good news

Annual Beaujolais nouveau release is just around the corner
Books at your library

Books at your library

Wisdom Of The Ages: A Modern Master Brings Eternal Truths Into Everyday Life By Wayne W. Dyer In Wisdom Of The Ages, author Wayne Dyer collects quotes and excerpts from sixty different great thinkers and expands on their underlying ideas.
The science of ssports

The science of ssports

I like to watch sports, even the Commonwealth Games. The science involved always amazes me. Take, for example, the game of squash which doesn't usually make it into the realm of spectator sports on television.