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Opinion: Taking family out of family business

Opinion: Taking family out of family business

Having spent my career working and owning and supporting family-run businesses, I get the benefits, but I also see the challenges.
RVing 101: Before you roll into the campsite

RVing 101: Before you roll into the campsite

You’d be surprised how often we’d check in at a campground only to find the price has changed or they didn’t have our “verbal” booking. If they refuse to send you the email confirmation - big red flag - book somewhere else.
Opinion: Cynical politics behind election call

Opinion: Cynical politics behind election call

Based on the polls, national and regional, neither the federal Conservatives or the NDP, or their leaders, are significant threats to form government. Put another way, the likely worst outcome is another minority government and the prospect of a return to majority rule is very real.
Letter: Vaccine passports needed now

Letter: Vaccine passports needed now

I welcome a vaccine passport. It is the responsible thing to do. We used to carry vaccine cards for our children to ensure their safety. 
Opinion: So many reasons to get the shot

Opinion: So many reasons to get the shot

I was asked recently why I keep advocating for people to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. After all, “the vaccine hasn’t been approved,” the questioner pointed out. An interesting choice of semantics that.
Opinion: What are libraries for?

Opinion: What are libraries for?

Libraries have remained one safe place for the discussion, or at least reading, of a broad range of ideas in our polarized society.
Opinion: The magic of babies and toddlers

Opinion: The magic of babies and toddlers

After her brain injury, columnist Diane Nakamura rediscovered the simple joys of being around babies
Five things you should know about selling your business

Five things you should know about selling your business

Some of these changes will be positive for your team and others might be more difficult. A new owner is going to have ideas of what they need to do to improve your business and some of them might revolve around managing employees differently.
Opinion: Honest dialogue needed in democracies

Opinion: Honest dialogue needed in democracies

Educators need to engage with democracy, columnist Gerry Chidiac says
Opinion: Governor-general faces no-win situation

Opinion: Governor-general faces no-win situation

As Canada's first Indigenous governor-general, Mary Simon faces a difficult task, UNBC's chair of First Nations Studies says