A night to remember

By: Janice Burdon   How could I forget Mr. Brewster?  As a child, I remember him playing the clarinet in my church every Sunday.  He possessed a rare gift and on Sundays, I would close my eyes as I listened to his ...

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Pumpkin soup

Chef Peter Webster – Bouquet Garni   It’s Halloween!  It’s hard not to notice all the decorations going up in preparation for the annual candy giveaway to the costumed kids.  But it is the pumpkins I notice most, from a food point ...

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Running from anxiety

By: Janice Burdon   Seventy-six-year-old Clive Ebden was driving to meet his rugby friends to watch them play their final match when he felt dizzy.  His breathing was deep and laboured.  He was sweating profusely and his heart rate kept increasing.  It ...

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On-The-Throne Speech

by Bonnie Wurst   After proroguing the government in September, the fourth time since becoming Prime Minister in 2006, Stephen Harper’s government kicked off the new session of Parliament on October 16th with a Throne Speech. But I’m not clear on whether ...

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