We live in a winter city and most of the time we tough it out and get through it just fine. But sometimes there is an appalling lack of common sense when it comes to problems related to winter.
One-third of Canadians say they will be heavily dependent on government pensions once they retire; 60% say they will find a part-time job, 40% are counting on inheritance, and 34% say their financial plan includes winning the lottery!
We lost a couple of people this past week who truly succeeded in making at least part of the world a better place.
When all is said and done, it boils down to ‘intangibles’, and that penetrating question in the minds of voters “What have you done for me lately”.
Is there anyone who might be able to grab hold of this kid and wake him up before it’s too late? The really sad part is we see absolutely no evidence of remorse on his part.
One thing I do remember about Neil, he always managed to rub people like teachers and principals the wrong way. Nowadays, he is challenging politicians and oil executives, while shaking the rest of us out of our comfort zone.
With the Super Bowl just two weeks away, Kraft put out an alarm: there’s a shortage of Velveeta! How can this be? The notice came just after New Year’s. Can you say marketing opportunity?
Because of two bye-elections taking place in rural Manitoba later this month, the government is refusing to release the report of a major public inquiry into the death of 5-year-old Phoenix Sinclair.
Hey! We live in Canada and we have a long and frequently nasty winter. It very much defines who we are as Canadians, but the deep freeze reminded us that the definition is not the same everywhere.
Whether it’s sharing natural resources or helping out during nasty weather, taking care of each other is what a country like Canada is all about.