Curling Club deserve praise for their success

Given the magnitude of the situation, I feel that there is only one word that can sum up and accurately depict what needs to...

Tackling bullying in rural communities

Here’s an interesting idea – a bullying bylaw put into place by a community so that any reported instances of bullying can be investigated...

Volunteers make it work

Volunteerism – what’s it to you? When we look at our community and all that it has to offer, without a doubt it has...

The man of our house is really a woman

I have always thought of myself as the man of the house. It is a title and a responsibility I have enjoyed having and...

U.S. politics hits below the belt

Nobody has ever accused the race to the White House as being a small thing. Well, that was until this past week when something small...

It’s time for some serious belt tightening

Tighten that belt. For any of you wondering, I’m not referring to the leather strap currently wrapped around your waist which is holding things in...

The true meaning of a ‘marriage bed’

I have never considered myself an English scholar of any sorts. In fact, I am the farthest thing from it (ask my old English...

There is yoga, then there is naked yoga

It seems that more and more people are getting into fitness (and when I say people, I don’t mean me). Yoga is one of those...

The bigger the victory, the better the reward

A person who I don’t know and that I never actually heard of before once said, “The more difficult the victory, the greater the...

Are laying charges the answer?

Bringing criminal charges in bullying cases may not be the answer says Queen’s University professor Wendy Craig who studies the psychology of bullying. “Brains...

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