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Opinion


COLUMN SIX: Whew, over at last

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE The election’s done with, thank goodness. I want to stand in a hot shower for ten minutes and wash off the grime. And the scripted replies. Oh dear…


COLUMN SIX: The Green Olympics

A modest proposal BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Greta didn’t mention sports. Maybe it wasn’t in the script, but its footprint is gargantuan. And growing by the day. This week the Chicago Black…


COLUMN SIX: Eastward bound

Alone across Canada’s arctic BY ADAM SHOALTS Special to the VOICE Around 2:30 a.m. I awoke to the sound of snapping branches. Something was out there, moving through the spruces. Rather than remain silent and…


COLUMN SIX: Champion no more

Unwanted chips cashed in earlier than ideal BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE Mom, come quick! There’s something wrong with Champion!” We had just returned home late at night from an overnight visit with…


COLUMN SIX: Dancing days done

A good run, but writing is on the mirror BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE I can’t dance anymore. I’m not injured. I wish I could say that I was, that this was the…



COLUMN SIX: Can-View memories

That twister visit during Twister BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE This much I know. On May 20, 1996, the television program “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” broadcast its series finale. I know…


PERSPECTIVES: The Great Greta

  BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to The VOICE Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg’s celebrated journey across the Atlantic by yacht is scheduled to end today as our latter-day Joan of Arc sails into New York Harbour. Huge…