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Opinion


COLUMN SIX: Tongue in cheek, or cheeky tongue

Memorable man memory research results explained BY PAMCITA MARIE ROBBINSKY Special to the VOICE Much research has been done on “man memory,” or the lack of it. Man memory research has spanned the decades and…



COLUMN SIX: About Face

Getting some “me” time is worth the wait BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE As the mother of three boys, I don’t often indulge in luxurious pampering, so when I do, I feel I…


COLUMN SIX: By any other name

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Canada’s strength as a nation lies in its diversity. So we keep hearing from our Prime Minister. If he means we’re a strong nation because many of us…


COLUMN SIX: Leaves of Glass

BY COLIN BRZEZICKI Special to the VOICE Everything comes at a price, though not with a lifetime warranty. “Progress has never been a bargain,” says Henry Drummond in the famous Monkey Trial case from Inherit…



Politicking is no substitute for fact-checking

BY JIM PITT Special to the VOICE There has been a lot of politics around the Region lately. This phenomenon is relatively new to most around town. Sides have been chosen, accusations are flying, propaganda…


COLUMN SIX: Give words to the loss

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Everything I know about grieving I learned many years ago from my English professor. Dr. Wilders (pronounced like builders) wasn’t a grief counselor, the name we now give…


COLUMN SIX: Stuck in the future

It’s a brave new world, for some BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE If you don’t know where you’re going, any road can take you there. I was thinking of Alice down the rabbit…