Extending Employment Insurance benefits by one year for laid-off forestry workers is something the Stand Up for the North Committee has been advocating for quite some time. It now has some high-profile help. Premier Gordon Campbell announced the provincial government will continue to press Ottawa to make the changes. It was part of several announcements the premier made to help the forest industry, and forest industry workers, through one of the toughest downturns ever.
Do we really need another reason to live in the Interior instead of the Lower Mainland? Well, we got it. News this week that Vancouver taxpayers will be on the hook for half another half a billion dollars to fund the 2010 Olympic village should be enough to keep most of us living contentedly in the North. It's interesting to note that the ongoing business of the province wasn't sufficient enough of a reason to have a fall sitting of the legislature, but when the Olympics are in trouble our...
The freedoms we have living under a democracy are wonderful. Perhaps they are too wonderful for some. There are those who would chip away at the democratic belief that we have the right to have our own opinions, no matter how silly or convoluted they may be.
Dr. Yannick Pauli President of the Swiss Chiropractic Pediatric Association has authored a study that concludes that chiropractic care can benefit adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
I'm getting a complex. It seems that everyone I know and a whole lot of people I don't know have written a book last year. Some are self-published, others were picked up by small or large publishing houses.