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Woody & Canuck – two birds, one brain, not shared

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Woody & Canuck – two birds, one brain, not shared

Our latest column from William Thomas Over the last three summers I seem to have adopted a seagull named Woody. He no longer cruises the shoreline of Sunset Bay with the rest of the gulls hoping to spot a dead fish; he just hangs around waiting for me to appear on the break-wall with food. […]

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“And the Dumbass Democratic Voters Award of 2016 goes to …”

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“And the Dumbass Democratic Voters Award of 2016 goes to …”

Our latest column from William Thomas THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILLIPINES AND DIRTY DUTERTE. On Monday, May 9, 2016, the people of the Republic of the Philippines decided they needed a change. After 30 years of democratic rule since getting rid of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the shoe factory he was married to, corruption […]

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If the cars don’t stop then it’s not hitchhiking!

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If the cars don’t stop then it’s not hitchhiking!

Our latest column from William Thomas Ever walk out of an airport and hear the guy behind you lock the door? That has happened to me at a bar, but never an airport. Sunday, June 11th, Aeroporto do Pico, the Central Group of islands of the Portuguese Azores. It happened. The last plane of the […]

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Fighting custody battles like, well … dogs and cats

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Fighting custody battles like, well … dogs and cats

Our latest column from William Thomas A friend from Ottawa told me the story about the “bickering” bureaucrats” – divorced parents who live separately in a tiny condominium complex overlooking the Rideau Canal. Every Friday at 5 pm., the woman makes a terse call from her 14th floor apartment to he ex-husband, who lives on […]

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Mayor retires, then pouts and licks himself

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Mayor retires, then pouts and licks himself

Our latest column from William Thomas The world’s longest serving female mayor has recently retired. Recently the mayor of Mississauga, Hazel McCallion retired after 36 years in office and … Wait! No! “Hurricane Hazel” did not retire. She simply drove into a lamp post and fossilized on the spot before police arrived at the scene […]

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Tim Hortons employees deserve “Bewilderment Benefits”

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Tim Hortons employees deserve “Bewilderment Benefits”

Our latest column from William Thomas We already have various types of incentive payments to accommodate abnormal job circumstances. For example, we have ‘danger pay’ for workers who walk the beams of skyscrapers under construction and ‘hardship pay’ for people who hold down jobs in remote or dangerous hot spots around the world. The military […]

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