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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.
Trashed tree a tragedy

Trashed tree a tragedy

Shame on the person or persons who decided to destroy the tree in the heritage park near the museum.
War on drugs a failure

War on drugs a failure

Re: George Getty letter, entitled "Tough on drugs." While your emotionless concern over these fentanyl related deaths was noted, you offered no real solution besides chastising the users and their parenting.
‘Strong man’ politics necessary

‘Strong man’ politics necessary

God and Godbout forgive me, but yes, we need at least one more epilogue on the historic win of Donald J. Trump. If you don't think so, skip this column, but do so at your peril.
Full disclosure

Full disclosure

Academics and journalists share the same passion for knowledge.
Academics, students make five suggestions for PM

Academics, students make five suggestions for PM

An open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: It is an exciting time to be a scientist in Canada. We celebrated when you restored the long-form census, increased basic research funding, and encouraged federal scientists to speak freely.