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CBC eating private media’s lunch

CBC eating private media’s lunch

Imagine, for a second, that Via Rail started a pizza delivery service. Canada already has plenty of pizza delivery businesses, of course. But those pizzamakers don't have what Via Rail does: A massive, recession-proof chest of public money.
Destiny's tragic ending

Destiny's tragic ending

There is only deep sadness for Destiny Rae Tom, beaten to death in the middle of a winter night three years ago by her common-law husband, Garrett Steven George. He was sentenced Wednesday in B.C.
Vehicle replacement coverage can be good investment

Vehicle replacement coverage can be good investment

If you're in the market for a vehicle, purchasing new will offer you the certainty of no accidents, the latest technology and safety features, and maintenance and warranty perks that will keep your investment operating at premium efficiency for years
What to do in the wake of insanity

What to do in the wake of insanity

By the time this week's column goes to print, I predict the following: everyone will be sick to death of the American election results.
Listening to opposition key to understanding, growth

Listening to opposition key to understanding, growth

Much of the world was shocked when the American populace elected Donald Trump as president. Many have reacted with fury.
Battling negative internal dialogue

Battling negative internal dialogue

My one goal, when I started this column, was to inspire at least one person to make a change towards better health and happiness in their lives.
Contributing to the cultural fabric

Contributing to the cultural fabric

In my role as executive director of the Community Arts Council, I regularly have the opportunity to engage in conversations with some pretty impressive people about the role the arts play in our community.
George The Barber reflects on life in P.G.

George The Barber reflects on life in P.G.

George Kostas Blanis, aka George the Barber, was born in 1937 in Diava Kalabaka, Greece. It was shortly after the war when a friend of his left for Canada to work as a barber and with the hope of finding a better life.
Being prepared for a transition keeps it all rolling

Being prepared for a transition keeps it all rolling

Patrick Roy backstopped the Montral Canadiens to a Stanley Cup victory in 1993, gaining the Con Smythe award for playoff MVP in the process.
Evolution is no longer ‘just a theory’

Evolution is no longer ‘just a theory’

Scientists have an insatiable urge to understand "how" and "why.