Ever since the days of René Lévesque, the PQ has done best when it has kept the sovereignty issue out of the headlines, making some wonder if it will backfire this time.
Deaths and injuries in traffic accidents might some day be stories we read about in the history books, along with lives that are tragically ruined by someone driving drunk.
While the makers of alcoholic beverages ask the public to “please drink responsibly”, it’s safe to say that even in moderation, drinking can cause many problems.
It’s been 35 years since we’ve experienced such a severe winter. Extremely cold temperatures along with huge amounts of snow has many wondering when it will finally end.
Twelve months ago, the NHL was sputtering after the lengthy lockout, and fans were in an ugly mood. Now we are basking in the glow of what happened in Sochi, and dreaming of a Jets playoff run.
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” As we labour on through the winter from hell, that quote could also apply to the movement of grain on the prairies.
Predicting the future will always be a risky business it seems. Twelve months ago, who would have been psychic enough to predict all the strange and unusual events that have transpired?
Perhaps it’s an optical illusion, or the hallucinations of a prairie boy who’s fed up with living in the polar vortex, but is that a palm tree I see before me beside one of the venues in Mother Russia?
Every day in Canada there are demands on our federal government to take action about something, but recent experience suggests that Ottawa’s power is not nearly what we think it is.
Hoffman’s death from what appears to have been a heroin overdose has shocked the world and those in the local film community who worked on “Capote” with him in Winnipeg ten years ago.