Focus Your Binoculars!

Embrace birdwatching as a pleasurable pastime at home and abroad Spring and fall are known for migratory birdwatching in Canada, but birding is a year-round activity both at home and around the world. Whether you’re […]


The Changing Face of Family Practice

Following my university and post-graduate training in family medicine in the mid 60s, I finally achieved my goal of becoming a family physician and establishing my practice in a small community where a general practitioner […]


Politics and your portfolio

How to protect your nest egg in times of political turmoil By now, you’ve likely seen the horrible impact of full-scale war on the citizens and refugees of Ukraine. You’ve likely read what foreign policy […]

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Outdoor Activities for Spring

“That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.” − Willa Cather Lying in his grandmother’s garden under the warm sun, Jim Burden, the narrator of Willa Cather’s 1918 novel My Antonia, observes […]


Diversity, Inclusion & Gender Equality

As I sat down to write this column, it was the last day of Women’s History Month − a 31-day annual celebration that highlights the contributions which women have made to contemporary society. Despite it […]


Longevity and stress

Stress is something that affects all of us, and it affects us in different ways. However, it’s how we deal with, and handle the stress that really influences its impact on our well-being. Studies have […]


Tomatoes for Travellers, Part One

Returning to a Canadian spring, this could be the year of your best tomato success. And, with a new perspective on lawn care, you can beat the heat in mid-summer. Timing is everything Without doubt, […]


Tracking Tourism’s Recovery

Free online tools provide regularly updated data to help you make informed decisions about where and when to travel Where are you planning to go when you’re ready to travel again? Europe? The Southern United […]

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Sea of Sand: White Sands National Park

Like a mirage, dazzling white sand dunes shimmer in the tucked-away Tularosa Basin in southern New Mexico. Remember how much fun it was to play in the sand as a kid? It’s still pretty fun, […]