What compels our seniors to gamble? Is it the need to seek others for social contact? Or the need to hang around a large, noisy building? Or the chance to win the big one?
What started as two friends going for breakfast a few years ago has grown tenfold into a vibrant group that meets every Friday for support and networking, while sharing the most important meal of the day.
While the weather may seem frightful for some, others see being out in the woods on a beautiful winter day as a treat. There is such a peace about the trail and one never knows what one will see.
This special concert event has become a tradition for people who look forward to the Cantata as a break from the hustle and bustle of the commercialized Christmas.
While some may feel sorry for the self-destructing Toronto mayor, most have sympathy for the parents and teachers trying to explain to young minds what a drunken stupor is, or a crack house.
Local workshop hears how threats to Lake Winnipeg and other bodies of water are coming from nutrient pollution, toxic chemicals, climate change, invasive species and poor government policy.
In Ottawa, as well as in many provinces — Saskatchewan being the latest — it seems far too easy for majority governments to say, “It’s our way, or the highway.“
With voter turnout gradually falling, there has been a growing sense that it simply doesn’t matter whether we go to the ballot box or not. That wasn’t the case recently on the prairies.
Walter Spence drove two hours from Peguis First Nation Wednesday night to a hall in Lorette where 200 people listened to Justin Trudeau speak about the government’s responsibility to aboriginal people.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau spoke to party faithful last night in the Lorette Parish Hall where Terry Hayward was acclaimed as the Liberal candidate in Provencher’s upcoming federal byelection.