Letters: Canada as a nation is a Grand Compromise.

Dear Editor: This age of very aggressive Conservatism and Neo-Liberalism (capitalization on purpose), venturing into the undemocratic, provokes a contradiction, maybe even a surprise for...

Happy Holidays to Our Readers

  To all Our Readers &                                          All...

Back when … no “green thing”? – an extra submitted by the ‘Stix Man’

The following has been circulating on the Internet and was submitted by Larry McIntosh of Kudos Corner. It expresses sentiments about the young folks...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘The Empty Cradle’

Even the most skeptical atheist can be moved by the Bible’s manger scene as it is being played out in most church pageants this...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘Me Ski?’

A Senior Moment Me SKI? December’s sun makes its welcome rare appearance. Several hours of new snow have quietly floated to earth like millions of white...

A Senior Moment – “Stretcher Bearers Up!”

To the Editor of the Star Sir: Remembrance Day is near again, bringing some sad and some bitter memories. It is indeed a remembrance day, one day...

A Senior Moment – ‘Two Roads Diverged’

A SENIOR MOMENT - “TWO ROADS DIVERGED” Last Friday, I found myself hiking for the first time along a groomed path through an extensive and winding...

A Senior Moment – “Bridges or Barriers?”

Since the surprising 2016 election of Donald trump, I have been searching in vain for someone with whom I might share a calm, rational...

A Senior Moment – “Assumptive Living”

She was tall, well-groomed and expensively dressed. I first took notice of her knee-length, brown leather coat, matching high boots and short hair, fashionably...

USMCA – the diminishing of Canada’s sovereignty

Dear Editor, Time and time again, Canada bears the brunt of many jokes claiming that our great nation is, inessence, the 51st state of the...