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The red, white and black

I have always supported a person’s right to express their beliefs. I also believe it should be done in such a way that doesn’t infringe on someone else’s ability to do the same. This is the heart of the problem […]

A climate of fear and hate

One of the most talked-about stories on social media and news sites recently has been the disturbing video of an Indigenous Elder and a group of predominantly Caucasian teenagers in Washington, DC. Video footage shows Elder Nathan Phillips chanting and […]

January chilling

The New Year seems to have crept by this year, lingering on for a week or so before I noticed any real action in terms of people heading back to work again. The weather is a little ornery though and […]

A year-round greenhouse is growing produce north of the 55th parallel

A year-round greenhouse is growing produce north of the 55th parallel

Beginning this winter, residents of the Nunavik village of Kuujjuaq will have the chance to eat locally grown fresh produce harvested from a new year-round greenhouse container. The Kuujjuaq Hydroponic Container has been operational since the beginning of December, and […]

Hydro-Québec looks to send more energy south of the border

Hydro-Québec looks to send more energy south of the border

A major infrastructure project is in the works between Hydro-Québec and Central Maine Power (CMP) that could see more Canadian energy exported to the US as early as 2022. And while the 20-year contract between the two partners was signed […]

The battle over BC’s LNG pipeline highlights crucial First Nations issues

The battle over BC’s LNG pipeline highlights crucial First Nations issues

“We don’t want to pitch Canadians against other Canadians,” Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Environment Minister, told Liberal Party supporters at an Outremont riding by-election campaign rally on January 22. “We want Canadians to be together.” McKenna was discussing the environmental and […]

Why even the young need to do estate planning

Why even the young need to do estate planning

While everyone loves to make plans for the weekend or their next vacation, many of us avoid making arrangements for what we’d like to happen when we die. Rachelle Feldhammer is an expert in estate settlement at the Montreal accounting […]

Checking out the latest models at Montreal’s annual Auto Show

Checking out the latest models at Montreal’s annual Auto Show

The 2019 Montreal Auto Show has given Canadian customers a fresh look at the new stock of cars coming to showrooms this year. The 365,000 square feet of indoor space in Montreal’s Palais des congrès was packed January 18-27 with […]

“Not ideal”?

  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the arrest of pipeline protestors in northern BC recently was “not an ideal situation” – but that the rule of law must be respected. I would have to think that in an ideal […]

Dangerous winter roads

Northern Ontario is a fantastic place to be born and raised in. Much of this vast land is composed of wilderness with sparkling lakes and rivers. We still have a lot of wildlife living here and many of us hunt […]