Roots that run deep, nurturing a family over generations

Reconnecting with our Highland heritage, its resourceful and egalitarian values, and the natural legacy that flows to all of us

Roots that run deep, nurturing a family over generations
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This is part 4 in our series The Orkney islands

Reconnecting with our Highland heritage, its resourceful and egalitarian values, and the natural legacy that flows to all of us

’Twas the night before Christmas …

The lights will be artfully strung, the family heirloom decorations will be carefully hung, and the boys will murmur appropriate and truthful praise

’Twas the night before Christmas …
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The lights will be artfully strung, the family heirloom decorations will be carefully hung, and the boys will murmur appropriate and truthful praise

A spirit gone, but enduring through lessons well taught

Bruce Webster defined how best to live life: with respect, humour, physical and intellectual rigour, and a willingness to take risks

A spirit gone, but enduring through lessons well taught
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Bruce Webster defined how best to live life: with respect, humour, physical and intellectual rigour, and a willingness to take risks

Learning life’s lessons from the best – and worst – of leaders

What we learned from Winston Churchill and Pierre Trudeau won't be taught to our children by Donald Trump

Learning life’s lessons from the best – and worst – of leaders
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Youth are often shaped by political leaders. What we learned from Winston Churchill and Pierre Trudeau won’t be taught to our children by Donald Trump

Civic renewal that drains the soul – and people – from communities

When investor neighbourhoods replace residential ones, civic sustainability is the big loser

Civic renewal that drains the soul – and people – from communities
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When investor neighbourhoods replace residential ones, civic sustainability is the big loser

Angry times require rational argument

But in the time of Trump, there is too little reasoned articulation of viewpoints and too much posturing and pouting. It puts us all at risk

Angry times require rational argument
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But in the time of Trump, there is too little reasoned articulation of viewpoints and too much posturing and pouting. It puts us all at risk

On board but not bored: why committee work makes a difference

The best boards reflect Canada’s diversity of gender, age, ethnicity, language, regionality, background and enthusiasm for the cause

On board but not bored: why committee work makes a difference
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The best boards reflect Canada’s diversity of gender, age, ethnicity, language, regionality, background and enthusiasm for the cause

Moving on: nature migrates as winter closes in

On the Pacific coast, the fascinating fall movements of whales, salmon and sea ducks have begun

Moving on: nature migrates as winter closes in
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On the Pacific coast, the fascinating fall movements of whales, salmon and sea ducks have begun

Bringing clarity to the muddy waters of separatist movements

Canada's Clarity Act may be the key to managing issues of sovereignty around the world

Bringing clarity to the muddy waters of separatist movements
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Canada’s Clarity Act may be the key to managing issues of sovereignty around the world

Facts or flights of fancy: how Trump tackles problems

Could it be that, at 71, Trump draws on an innate ability to reason that works in the absence of any understanding of the facts?

Facts or flights of fancy: how Trump tackles problems
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Could it be that, at 71, Trump draws on an innate ability to reason that works in the absence of any understanding of the facts?