Archive for October, 2006

Ruckus

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Ruckus / [ruhk-uh s] N 1 a noisy commotion; fracas; rumpus  2 a heated controversy 

For the past few months we have been privy to a ruckus at the national level.  Be it the Conservative attack dog Treasury Board President John Baird, his favourite lap dog Winnipeg NDP MP Pat Martin or the top dog Prime [...]

Afghanistan

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

I am sitting in a chair looking at the sun outside. CBC news comes on and announces that two more Canadian soldiers have died and five more injured. I feel an immense sadness wash over me as I contemplate what is seemingly becoming a daily occurrence. I think of their families, fathers, mothers, wives, and [...]

Who is Larry Campbell?

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

Born and raised in Brantford, Ontario, Campbell became a steelworker in Hamilton in the 1960s. In his first career move, he joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and was transferred to Vancouver in 1969, later joining the RCMP drug squad in 1973.
With more than twelve years experience with the RCMP, Campbell transitioned into death investigation, [...]