KAMLOOPS — Bucket lists have a grim quality about them. Once they’re completed, what else is there to live for? They nag at you. Even if life gets in the way of completion, they sit impatiently to be done.
Most of the attention on yesterday’s federal cabinet shuffle has been on the exit of Stéphane Dion and John McCallum and the rise of Chrystia Freeland.
KAMLOOPS — For those who follow this column on a regular basis, you probably know that January is a traditional springboard for my semi-annual, ”Who You Trying To Fool?” fees and taxes blog.
KAMLOOPS — There are rumours the Liberal government is going to give serious consideration to implementing its campaign promise to extend parental leave from 12 to 18 months when children are born.
Every now and then I come across a quote that resides in my thoughts for days.
KAMLOOPS — Isn’t it time we all stop whining about what a bad guy Donald Trump is?
KAMLOOPS — I have seen so many surveys over the past couple of weeks asking viewers, readers and listeners, depending on your medium of choice what the biggest loss was in 2016.
KAMLOOPS — I don’t want to hear one more person say, “It’s positively balmy” every time the temperature creeps above minus 20.
KAMLOOPS — In hindsight, I was maybe growing up too fast. I was 19 years old, and I was speaking in front of crowds of several hundred people on Sunday mornings, people who were very protective of their church podiums.