One of the few who was often called Mr. Premier long after he left politics in 1985 was Peter Lougheed, who died this month at the age of 84.
Manitoba leads the nation in the volume of pork that’s produced for export. The industry says many producers will go out of business, unless government helps them with a $150 million bailout package.
Winnipeg is considering reducing the speed limit on residential streets from 50 kph to 40. It may just be an idea whose time has come.
This is peak season as local growers gather to sell their produce before winter. And with this activity comes the ongoing debate over whether eating locally grown food is best.
It would be a bit of an exaggeration to say that the Sport of Kings is endangered, but it’s certainly not in good shape.
Back in the days of Lesage and the Quiet Revolution, before Pierre Trudeau came to power in Ottawa, the question asked most often was What Does Quebec Want ?
Just over 160 Canadians have been killed in Afghanistan since our military was first committed to go there more than a decade ago, and it ain’t over yet.
Those of us who are old enough to remember July 20, 1969 have looked at the moon somewhat differently since then.
I am not what you would call a world traveler, even in my own region of Canada. But this month I pushed the envelope a little with a rare visit to the near north.
When it comes to questionable inflated hockey salaries, who is at the head of the class? Give yourself a Hershey bar if you said Gary Bettman.