“The more I read about him and learn about him, the more I believe that he was the absolutely indispensable element to our becoming a country. I believe, as the title of the first of Richard Gwyn’s books on Macdonald said, he is the man who made us. Nothing in this world is inevitable, and Canada was not inevitable.
The Canada Border Services Agency says it sets the agency record for largest suspected cocaine seizure in Alberta. The truck, which was destined for a business in Alberta, pulled into the Coutts border crossing from Montana on Dec. 2 and a search of the vehicle cab uncovered 84 bricks of suspected cocaine..
She says department statistics don back up the safety argument for shotguns. She says hunting accident statistics from 1998 to 2007 show shotguns are involved in more hunting accidents. She says the new state rule supersedes current county and township ordinances, but counties and townships can adopt new ordinances that would trump the state rule, so hunters should check with local officials where they hunt..
Anyone up for actually participating in fitness related activities as opposed to just hearing about them can join the family fun run led by runner and Bainbridge Review contributor Jim Whiting. Island cycling guru Steve Rhodes will also lead a pre Chilly Hilly warm up ride. Local entertainment favorite Guy Sidora will lead kids’ activities, too..
Did you ever as a child (or an adult with too much time on your hands) lie on your back and imagine what it would be like in the room if the floor was the ceiling and the ceiling the floor. A more annoying but similar exercise is trying to have a conversation with my kids when they have decided that it’s “opposite day”. It’s about being conscious of your position in relation to others and purposely changing that position.
THE SCOOP: It a little harder to find theatre or cinema that doesn come with a ticket price. One hotspot for gratis performance is The Scoop. This sunken space seats 800 and can be found beside City Hall, close to Tower Bridge. I don’t understand all of the negativity and nay Sayers about the players the Padres acquired via trade the past weeks: Kemp, Myers, Upton, and Norris. The main complaints that I hear are “They lost defense, they will get injured, to right handed, etc.” All I know is that the Padres now have three big boppers, three legitimate middle of the order bats that can make Petco look like a little league park. Kudos to AJ Preller Well done, we are no longer the punching bags of the NL and we are now relevant in all of ML baseball the MLB channel cannot stop talking about the Padres.