The assault on sugar

Here’s a joke for modern society: why did the chicken cross the road? It didn’t, because it was too fat to support its own weight. Alright, I get it, it’s not a funny joke, but it raises an important issue in our society. Being overweight is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly and a lot… Continue reading The assault on sugar

Bush’s new beach career

Tourism Queensland has recently made an outrageous offer. It’s been globally advertising for a “tropical caretaker” to live for six months on the Hamilton Island just off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Th ere aren’t any specific prerequisites for this particular position- other than one year’s relevant experience- and keeping a blog and a video… Continue reading Bush’s new beach career

Crash and burn: tough lessons for Canada’s auto retailers

It’s hard to look anywhere today without being reminded about the looming economic crisis in the United States. We’ve all heard stories about how the American government has planned to bailout a number of banks with taxpayers’ money. Will Canada follow our southern neighbour and turn to taxpayers to do the same? With 3,500 domestic… Continue reading Crash and burn: tough lessons for Canada’s auto retailers

Feminism and the church

We can look back with nostalgia to only a few decades ago when gender equity was a growing ideal. The proliferation of gender equality was a great success during the ’80s. In an age of technological advances, why not also advance social statuses as well? According to the U.S. Department of Labour, approximately 70 per… Continue reading Feminism and the church

The joy of dating guitar players

You’d think that with all this balmy autumn weather that Calgary’s been having, everything else would start heating up as well, like anxiety regarding midterms or wallets burning up in preparation for the long reading week ahead. Perhaps a few hearts could be burning as well. Finding love is never out of season. Think about… Continue reading The joy of dating guitar players