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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

COLUMN SIX | Media under threat

Dean Allison latest to blame the messenger “What we are seeing today is authoritarian, military style measures carried out against peaceful protesters on the orders...

COLUMN SIX | Post-siege, the Maple Leaf looks different

While politicians, economists and journalists continue to gauge the fallout from the so-called Freedom Convoy that laid siege to Ottawa for three weeks I...

Letter from Canada’s occupied capital

An Ottawa resident's experience living under siege I was asked to write a first-person account about what it’s been like living in Ottawa during the...

COLUMN SIX | Words

Words are all I have, to take your heart away —The Bee Gees Many people do not realize the power words have over all of us....

COLUMN SIX | A time capsule on tap

Thoughts of past Christmases spring from a forgotten relic As she drives her car west past Haist Street along Highway 20, she has to strain...

COLUMN SIX | But the sign says

My Karen experience at Food Basics BY DIANE LAWSON Special to the Voice We have all heard of “Karens,” the entitled females who demand that managers be...

COLUMN SIX | Just a bit of rain

When I was about ten years old, my dad came in from the barn chores one summer day and sat down to breakfast. “Margie, when...

COLUMN SIX | Gregory Pecker, the cock tale

After a couple of years of planning and hunting for just the right place, about a year ago my wife and I finally packed...

COLUMN SIX | A picker’s pitfalls

John,” I said, “this is perfection — brilliant blue skies, the silver whipped-cream clouds I love, the spicy smell of sun on junipers, an...

COLUMN SIX | Hola, Canadians

Mexico is welcoming back Canadian travelers. At the request of the Canadian government, four Canadian airlines suspended flights to Mexico for much of the...