There’s too much white hair on the TNRD board

The new Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD)  board has held its first meeting as well as a couple of orientation sessions and directors are getting...

All about the accent

Go to almost any snow resort in North America and you’re guaranteed to hear some foreign accents. Australia is usually in the lead, followed...

It’s a dog’s life

There’s an old saying, “I’m suspicious of anyone who doesn’t like dogs, but I always trust a dog who doesn’t like a person.” While the...

Here’s a way to cut the size of regional district boards

When Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced his intention to unilaterally cut the number of Toronto City councillors from 47 to 25 it not only...

The impact of stress on our lives

Part one: why stress? In this two-part series, writer Ron Betts looks at some of the effects of stress on the body. Part one describes...