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Welcome to September: And here is … Hugs & Slugs!

Welcome to September: And here is … Hugs & Slugs!

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  • Sep 4, 2020
Welcome to September: And here is … Hugs & Slugs!
Rumpled Up in Spirit

Rumpled Up in Spirit

Last week, I wrote about Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ strong vision of “faith…

  • Sep 4, 2020
Rumpled Up in Spirit
Last issue of Hugs & Slugs for August
Last issue of Hugs & Slugs for August
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Sensory Paths
NDP say child-care plan must be backed with cash
B.C. health officials prepare for vaccine rollout early next year
Beating back COVID-19 will take stronger public health measures and public co-operation: Tam
(Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, Eugène Delacroix, France, 1860)

Wrestling with God

Faith is a summons to build the future

  • Aug 28, 2020
(Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, Eugène Delacroix, France, 1860)
The whining beasts of the air

The whining beasts of the air

I never complain about the mosquito situation, however bad people say it may be from time to time.

The whining beasts of the air
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

In gratitude, from Dawn’s family; Protection of the planet, and electoral reform — The One Time Alliance

Letters to the Editor
Farm life: Another year around the sun

Farm life: Another year around the sun

The sun is starting to rise a little later now and we…

Farm life: Another year around the sun
A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

How to help your child cope with the transition back to school during COVID-19

Experts say listening and validating your child’s fears is key

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Cliff Jones; South Country water crisis; Cranbrook Transit

Letters to the Editor
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)

FINLAYSON: Next 6-12 months not the time for government to hike taxes

From following health advice and ‘doing no harm,’ to not hiking fees – one business expert has a number of suggestions

  • Aug 17, 2020
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia (submitted)
A demonstration against racism in Cranbrook, June 4, 2020. Townsman file

Which Lives Matter?

Yme Woensdregt Much too often, in conversations about the Black Lives Matter…

A demonstration against racism in Cranbrook, June 4, 2020. Townsman file
A pre-pre-back to school Hugs and Slugs

A pre-pre-back to school Hugs and Slugs

Hugs: To the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association for standing against hatred…

A pre-pre-back to school Hugs and Slugs
The abundance of basil growing both in my garden and on my windowsill will go towards a large batch of home made pesto, to be enjoyed over the fall and winter months. (Corey Bullock file)

Farm life: Planning and preserving, a time of transition

Over the coming weeks many plants will be pulled from my garden and replaced with cool weather crops

The abundance of basil growing both in my garden and on my windowsill will go towards a large batch of home made pesto, to be enjoyed over the fall and winter months. (Corey Bullock file)
Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance

Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance

As a teenager growing up in a one-TV-channel world (later two-channel) I…

Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance
Hugs and Slugs: To keep summer simmering …

Hugs and Slugs: To keep summer simmering …

Hugs to Jody and the rest of the tenacious crew at the…

Hugs and Slugs: To keep summer simmering …
Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema

Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema

During these (trying/unprecedented/difficult/spicy) times, many different industries have take colossal hits and…

Jaws for $5 on the big screen: a silver lining to pandemic-era cinema
One of the highlights of the disc golf tour, the brand new course in Nipika, near Radium; as challenging as it is beautiful.

A memorial disc golf tour of the East Kootenay

This past weekend, a few friends and I embarked on a weekend…

One of the highlights of the disc golf tour, the brand new course in Nipika, near Radium; as challenging as it is beautiful.
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term

Stronger tomorrow plan offers blueprint for job-rich recovery, says Jeff Zweig and Greg D’Avignon

  • Aug 5, 2020
Reforming the PST can be a powerful tool to get people, businesses back to work long-term
Alexander Pope, 1688-1744 English poet and satirist. From the book ‘Gallery of Portraits’ published London 1833.

World O’ Words: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

Ultracrepidarianism: On offering one’s opinion ‘beyond the sole’

Alexander Pope, 1688-1744 English poet and satirist. From the book ‘Gallery of Portraits’ published London 1833.
The week’s worth of Hugs and Slugs

The week’s worth of Hugs and Slugs

Slugs to those who are operating ATVs and dirt bikes on the…

  • Jul 30, 2020
The week’s worth of Hugs and Slugs