OSCAR ISN’T WHAT HE USED TO BE

Red carpet rite no longer a venue for prime time dissent The 84th Academy Awards are upon on this Sunday, granting viewers the opportunity to enjoy truly fine acting, from the losing Oscar nominees. Who doesn't love the annual award show-the glitter, the get-ups, the whole self-congratulatory, statuette-coveting shebang? It's my star-gazing guilty pleasure, along …

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CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND CONVERSING CABBAGES

This time around, a miscellany of news items that caught my attention recently. Premier Christy Clark was in the Interior this week to announce the building of a new correctional facility on land owned by the Osoyoos Indian band. Those in attendance were all smiles, including aboriginals, over the hundreds of jobs the first prison …

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