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The Beat the Clock Diet

The Beat the Clock Diet

Our latest column from William Thomas New diets and weight-loss scams are still popping up with the frequency of nasty presidential tweets. Unfortunately they have the same results – SAD. There was the Wine & Egg Diet – one egg and one glass of white wine for breakfast. Two of the same for lunch. And […]

Primates and people – they’re smarter than us

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Primates and people – they’re smarter than us

Our latest column from William Thomas There’s a brief but very telling video on the internet that explains a great deal of the chaos into which this world has descended. ‘Equal Pay For Monkeys – YouTube’ is a simple experiment conducted by primate expert Frans de Waal. Two Capuchin monkeys, placed in separate glass cages, […]

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Skyrocketing price of dental work creates jobs for amateur dentists 

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Skyrocketing price of dental work creates jobs for amateur dentists 

Our latest column from William Thomas We’ve got a kid in the family whose just been outfitted for braces. $6,000!!! Not a car, not a wedding, not a year at university. Braces!!! This ridiculous overcharging for basic health needs began about 15 years ago when dentists decided they should make as much money as doctors […]

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Last man standing! But barely

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Last man standing! But barely

Our latest column from William Thomas It was a sunny and warm summer afternoon when a van pulled into my driveway with two people I did not recognize. I had not seen Justin Colavincenzo and his mother Jocelyn for many, many years. Great people and trusted neighbours, they lived three doors down from me on […]

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Travel signs are signs of trouble

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Travel signs are signs of trouble

Our latest column from William Thomas Did you ever think reading a travel brochure would be more entertaining than taking the tour itself? This spotted on the pamphlet of a car rental agency in Japan: “When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn. Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles […]

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Grand theft auto is now a fishing expedition

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Grand theft auto is now a fishing expedition

Our latest column from William Thomas I may not be much of a fisherman, but I love the idea of bait. The concept of “bait cars” began in the United States a dozen years ago and is now popular among police forces in Canada, mainly in British Columbia and Alberta. The procedure is simple: police […]

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