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HACKETT: Staying out of the quicksand

HACKETT: Staying out of the quicksand

Hay’s Daze: The bird of the century

Hay’s Daze: The bird of the century

Hackett: AHS changes miss the mark at ground level

Hackett: AHS changes miss the mark at ground level

Life in Retirement: Live in the moment

Life in Retirement: Live in the moment

I fell again and it was on account of my dog again, but it wasn’t really his fault this time. We were roughhousing in the yard, going pretty hard in a game of chase, when we found ourselves running headlong into one another. Before we knew it, he had sideswiped my legs right out from under me and I made significant airtime before hitting the ground. As though I had leaped to clear the high jump, I came crashing down first on my ankle and then my hip before my head bounced off a patio flower pot.
Hackett: AHS changes miss the mark at ground level

Hackett: AHS changes miss the mark at ground level

Alberta Health Services is no more and we will be better for it.
Hay’s Daze: Sunken ships and salmon hats

Hay’s Daze: Sunken ships and salmon hats

Have you heard about this? If it was a really bad B movie, it could be called “The Attack of the Killer Whales”. It seems that killer whales are ramming boats with their big and bony killer whale heads. A group of whales just last week attacked a Polish yacht relentlessly for 45 minutes until it sunk. Everyone on board was fine, other than floating around for a while in the Mediterranean which I think is a very lovely place to be unless you are attacked by killer whale.
DAWE: Battle of Hill 70

DAWE: Battle of Hill 70

In Canadian history, there is a lot of attention given to the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Vimy was one of the great victories for the Canadian military in the First World War. For many, Vimy has also come to symbolize the development of Canada as a proud nation on the international stage.
Ask the Dentist: Nutrition and your teeth

Ask the Dentist: Nutrition and your teeth

When it comes to the food we are consuming in a day, we often do not give it much thought, but nutrition plays a large role in the health of our teeth. While brushing and flossing is very important, we should also be thinking about what we can eat to prevent decay. Rather than grabbing a cookie full of added sugar building bacteria on your teeth, grab an apple that is rich with fiber and water, and stimulates salvia which can help remove bacteria and food debris.
Life in Retirement: Right place, just a bit late

Life in Retirement: Right place, just a bit late

I recently returned from a very nice vacation in New York. Oddly, I arrived just a few days after Mick Jagger and Lady Gaga surprised everyone with a little nightclub concert to celebrate the release of the new Stones album. Don’t worry, I’m not going to start ranting about my long-held fondness for The Stones again – I’m sure you got enough of that in my column a few weeks ago!
Hackett: neck guard necessity

Hackett: neck guard necessity

A hockey player died on the ice as a result of a collision.