Opinion Columns

Cost of living: Keeping people alive is expensive

There is understandably an increasing amount of discontent with the health care system in Canada.

A different kind of bucket list

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

I’m just one person.  What I do is a drop in the bucket.

Five years of the Advocate magazine

I still remember telling my Grade 4 teacher, Nancy Graham, that I wanted to be a writer when I grew up.

Made where?

It’s getting harder to figure out where products are made. And that’s exactly what corporations are counting on.

There are many different considerations that go into purchasing something, at least for most people.

Students take climate change action to the streets

Baby, it’s hot outside

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

My good friend’s granddaughter was born shortly after the Paris climate accord was signed.

Unions: Too powerful or too weak?

I remember having a discussion with my late father about unions, somewhere around 1990. He told me they were “a good thing once.”

Rechecking my assumptions

A year ago in this space I opined how February was the worst month of the year and that it sucks beyond measure.