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Opinion


COLUMN SIX: Warm wishes at Christmas

Safely navigating the season gets trickier by the year BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE I’m not all that concerned about the offending lyrics of “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” Nor do I really care…



COLUMN SIX: Mississippi during the Midterms

Our man finds himself in the deep, deep South BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent I worked there for a year, and all I can say about Mississippi is one word—dogs. They’re big and mean, they…


COLUMN SIX: The beast inside us

Reflections of a St. Michael’s College alumnus BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE It was as a student, in English class at St Michael’s College School in Toronto, that I first read Lord of…


EDITORIAL: It’s time for change at the NPCA

  It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. —Winston Churchill Democracy doesn’t always get it right on…


COLUMN SIX: Throwing caution to the wind can hurt

Velodrome racing not for the timid BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent The first thing that strikes you upon entering the arena is the faint rumble, like car tires crossing corrugated safety strips. It does nothing…


COLUMN SIX: A fixed time

Measured by coffee spoons or electrons, life moves steadily on BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE When I was a child and didn’t know better, I tried to make time go backwards. My gran…


COLUMN SIX: More than fuss and feathers

School board caution over a classic may not be a bad thing BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE In the same week that Peel Board of Education placed To Kill A Mockingbird on its…