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COFFEE WITH WARREN: A toast in praise of praise!

COFFEE WITH WARREN: A toast in praise of praise!

Two metaphors have guided much of my thinking and writing.

COUNCIL COLUMN: We need to stop waiting for the next oil boom

I am still hearing from families who are worried about jobs and the economy.

What is customary about band custom elections?

Over half of the of the 600+ First Nations communities in Canada currently have band custom election codes
COFFEE WITH WARREN: A Golden Rule for wisdom

COFFEE WITH WARREN: A Golden Rule for wisdom

Think unto others as you would have them think unto you.
Common ground creates opportunity for solutions

Common ground creates opportunity for solutions

Fostering love for animals
COFFEE WITH WARREN: 70 years a blessing

COFFEE WITH WARREN: 70 years a blessing

70 years of Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre
COFFEE WITH WARREN: Midsummer foothills meanderings embrace a wonderful world

COFFEE WITH WARREN: Midsummer foothills meanderings embrace a wonderful world

Our midsummer mascot, Great Blue, has inspired yet another column. Cochrane artist Suzanne Lorinczi, who had honoured the Great Blue Heron in one of her own works (see my column for Dec. 29, 2016), responded to my Aug.

GREEN CORNER: Watering at noon won’t help your grass

Don't water your lawn at noon.
COFFEE WITH WARREN: The feathered shield

COFFEE WITH WARREN: The feathered shield

She came to Cochrane to meet my feathered friend Great Blue. She wound up introducing me to her feathered friends of a very different kind.

If First Nations want to develop their economies, why don’t they just privatize?

The Royal Proclamation of 1763 established a fiduciary responsibility by declaring the Crown’s obligation to protect Indians and Indian lands.