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Heavy Mental

Heavy Mental

Two weeks in, 12 pounds down, and my first group mental training session. We talked about setting smart goals - Specific Measurable Actionable Realistic Timely goals...all I could think of was bondage pants.
Monique Keiran: Today’s graffiti could be tomorrow’s art

Monique Keiran: Today’s graffiti could be tomorrow’s art

A couple of years back, archeologists undertook to examine decades-old graffiti on the walls of a London flat once rented by the punk-rock band the Sex Pistols. The vandalism comprises eight scrawling cartoons. Most were created by John Lydon, a.k.a.
Les Leyne: Strife still dogs B.C. Conservatives

Les Leyne: Strife still dogs B.C. Conservatives

British Columbia Conservatives have been gamely pressing ahead with an election strategy. They named a number of new candidates recently and released a fiscal outline of their campaign — at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, no less.
Comment: Competitiveness first priority for LNG industry

Comment: Competitiveness first priority for LNG industry

British Columbia’s emerging natural-gas export industry is at a critical juncture. We are working to secure a future where B.C.
Harry Sterling: Hugo Chavez stayed true to his revolution

Harry Sterling: Hugo Chavez stayed true to his revolution

You either loved him or hated him. You either respected him or held him in utter contempt.
Shannon Corregan: Oscars or not, hold them accountable

Shannon Corregan: Oscars or not, hold them accountable

Has everyone recovered from Oscar overdose yet? With weeks of pre-Oscar run-up, days of post-Oscar analysis, and three hours and 35 minutes of actual Academy Awards presentations, we all need some time to detoxify, so I apologize in advance for talki
Comment: Time to include girls on International Women’s Day

Comment: Time to include girls on International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day, and many commentators take this opportunity to look back on the history of women to gauge how far we have come over the years.
Parallel neighbourhoods

Parallel neighbourhoods

Our street isn't that great for dog walking. When we moved into our house 25 years ago, the traffic wasn't bad. Now, our corner is like like a loop on the Daytona 500.
Comment: Deer cull part of creating a healthy food system

Comment: Deer cull part of creating a healthy food system

The current discussion on deer populations has raised questions about how organic farmers deal with this problem. Certified organic means living in balance with nature.
Let's get physical, physical...I wanna get physical...

Let's get physical, physical...I wanna get physical...

If the thought of bouncing around in an aerobics class conjures up 80s images of Olivia Newton-John singing PHYSICAL, spandex leggings, braided sweatbands, high ponytails, and blue eyeliner, then we're on the same wavelength.