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We can all do more to help

By Elisa Neven-Pugh I am a young woman with cerebral palsy who is a quadriplegic. This is the way I came into this world. I write this in the hopes you may help me and my friends.
Cochranite rides on dharma’s coattails

Cochranite rides on dharma’s coattails

Cochrane’s cycling goodwill ambassador Robyn MacKay responded to my Nov. 22 column’s reference to the Parable of the Good Samaritan with a dharma experience she had in 2008 while riding through the Himalayan foothills.
Patrick LaMontagne Cartoon

Patrick LaMontagne Cartoon

A sunrise blessing

A sunrise blessing

Sunrises over Cochrane lately have been so breathtaking that even the Ornamental Palm in our east-facing living room window has been giving them the OK sign.
Patrick LaMontagne Cartoon

Patrick LaMontagne Cartoon

Build bridges with understanding, respect

Build bridges with understanding, respect

Last week’s tribute to the late Romesh Anand drew several inspiring responses. The restaurateur and humanitarian was widely respected for building bridges of interfaith and interethnic understanding and goodwill.
Patrick LaMontagne

Patrick LaMontagne

A tribute to Romesh Anand, bridge builder

A tribute to Romesh Anand, bridge builder

I concluded last week’s column with the quote, “Let’s do something beautiful for God,” wisdom identified with “Mother Teresa,” Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
Patrick LaMontagne

Patrick LaMontagne

St. Mary’s bell honours those who served in WWI

St. Mary’s bell honours those who served in WWI

This Sunday is the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that officially ended the First World War. Church bells rang across our land to celebrate that wonderful moment.