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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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KFC – a secret recipe love story

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KFC – a secret recipe love story

Our latest column from William Thomas Last Mother’s Day, Kentucky Fried Chicken released a steamy romance novella: Tender Wings Of Desire. They described it as a “brief escape from motherhood into the arms of your fantasy Colonel.” Said KFC’s director: “The only thing better than being swept away by the deliciousness of our Extra Crispy […]

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The Haliburton Dump, a stinking pile of professionalism

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The Haliburton Dump, a stinking pile of professionalism

Our latest column from William Thomas I remember vacationing in Haliburton, Ontario as a young boy and every Saturday night we’d pile into the car to watch bears eat their way through the town dump. Other carloads of people would be gathered there as well, with headlights trained on three, sometimes a family of five […]

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