Adding it up: When house numbers matter

  A city-dwelling friend of mine recently downsized from a large home to a more manageable condo. He and his wife took many things into...

The election circus is here

“The same as it ever was, the same as it ever was.”—Talking Heads If you think the election pseudodrama taking place in Canada now is...

Can we have our money back?

“Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.” —T. Eaton Wouldn’t it be great if governments acted with the same social responsibility that they demand of say,...

Teach your children well

As someone that doesn’t have children, I’ve quietly sat on the sidelines and watched the B.C. Government and the BC Teachers federation (BCTF) have...

It’s all about the money

“My country, ‘tis of thee.”—Samuel Francis Smith. With many Canadians rooting for the American team (which does have more Canadians on it) than the...