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ROTHENBURGER — I don't like being told what to do by the government

COLUMN — I happened to be in the dinner lineup with the minister of health at a fundraising event last night, so I asked him about a letter I received yesterday from the government. 526 more words


ROTHENBURGER — Remembering the perils of youth

COLUMN — I was reminded yesterday of the stupidity of youth.

So, you’re saying, just another routine day, was it?

Well, true, I’m often reminded of the stupidity of youth, my own in particular. 831 more words


ROTHENBURGER — Why I'm turning off my phone

COLUMN — It was around the fourth time my new Blackberry Classic rang — in the middle of a board meeting of 30 people — that I got the picture on a couple of fronts. 613 more words


ROTHENBURGER — Don't believe everything you read

COLUMN — Don’t believe everything you read in the newspapers. That’s a lesson every one of us has been taught since we were old enough to read. 932 more words


ROTHENBURGER — The student-loan merry-go-round

COLUMN — I was lucky when I went to university — I didn’t have to go into debt up to my armpits to pay for my education. 784 more words


ROTHENBURGER — Advisory group on Ajax should have broad representation

COLUMN — I’m afraid I can’t agree with those who don’t think the Kamloops Exploration Group should be allowed to sit on the Community Advisory Group looking into the KGHM Ajax mine project. 645 more words


ROTHENBURGER — One word makes big difference in stop signs

COLUMN — Bilingual stop signs aren’t such a bad idea.

They aren’t meaningless. They aren’t token.

Some people, judging by conversations on social media, think they are. 630 more words