Category Archives for "01-Voices"

Sep 19

Letter to the Editor: Taxing Businesses is Taxing the Rich?

By Gateway Gazette

Businesses exist because people have invested in productive assets like land, buildings, machines, and employees. These businesses provide goods and services that are voluntarily purchased or in other words things that people need or want. Taxes decrease the productivity of businesses which means less product, less employment, less income to buy other products. Taxes decrease […]

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Sep 18

Measuring Canada’s History and Those Who Helped Make Us Great

By Gateway Gazette

It’s a conceit of every generation that they alone are free from poor judgments, intellectual shortcomings and historical myopia By Brian Lee Crowley Managing director Macdonald-Laurier Institute Should efforts to exile Canada’s pre-eminent founder, Sir John A. Macdonald, to the scrapheap of history be allowed to succeed? No. Anger at monuments and memorials misunderstands our […]

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Sep 17

My Best Kept Secret for Better Digestion

By Gateway Gazette

Emily here to share my best kept secret with you for better digestion! But first, why am I talking about having better digestion in the first place? Great question! We all know that suffering from digestive problems such as gas, bloating, reflux, stomach cramps, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease can seriously […]

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Sep 16

From My Bookshelf: Brana Marais

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby Hum If You Don’t Know the Words ~ Brana Marais The title of this book is intriguing and the idea of seeing Apartheid in South Africa through the eyes of one family was interesting. However, the story is very predictable.  his is a summer read – contrary to what the content would […]

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Sep 15

Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Noxious Weeds

By Gateway Gazette

By Reena Nerbas Wheat-filled Heating Pad Safety Hi Reena, I own a wheat-filled heating pad which was scorched in a new microwave (obviously quicker heating time). It now smells just when sitting and more so when reheated. The fabric (material unknown) is also discolored. My questions are: If I hand-wash this small item (approx. 2″x7″ […]

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Sep 15

Putting a Muzzle on Those you Disagree With

By Gateway Gazette

Mark Kingwell is vexed by the failure of democracy to silence the speech of those he disagrees with By Gerry Bowler Senior Fellow Frontier Centre for Public Policy Mark Kingwell is what is commonly called an intellectual social critic. He has an impressive list of advanced degrees and has published books on difficult topics such […]

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Sep 09

From My Bookshelf: Mary Karr

By Gateway Gazette

By Lynn Willoughby The Liar’s Club: A Memoir – Mary Karr This is a very disturbing book and what is most disturbing is that it is a memoir.  Karr’s working definition of a dysfunctional family is “Any family with more than one person in it.”  This memoir brings dysfunctional to a new level. Growing up in […]

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