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Russia must be stopped! And Peter Goldring’s just the man to do it!

Posted July 22, 2014 by djclimenhaga

Whenever you think it’s safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth, proving that this province remains Canada’s Home Sweet Alabamberta of egregious political buffoonery.
Goldring, 69, is the Member of P…

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Canadian Politics

Alberta Diary: Russia must be stopped! And Peter Goldring’s just the man to do it! We’ll fight to the last Frenchman and German!

Posted July 22, 2014 by David Climenhaga

After we’ve won the war with Russia, a beachhead in the Caribbean! Edmonton MP Peter Goldring as illustrated by Press Progress. Below: Rob Ford, Louis Riel, Ann of Green Gables and last year’s military licence plate, which is presumably the same as this year’s military licence plate.

Whenever you think it’s safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth, proving that this province remains Canada’s Home Sweet Alabamberta of egregious political bufoonery.

Mr. Goldring, 69, is the Member of Parliament for Edmonton East and the source many of the more entertaining if inconsequential political (Read more…)

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Al Picketts Eureka Black Garlic PEI

Posted July 5, 2014 by Valerie Lugonja

 A Canadian Food Hero from Prince Edward Island This past May, Vanja and I traveled through the Atlantic Provinces after the Slow Food in Canada National Conference in Tatamagouche. After a call out for not-to-miss spots, Lindsey and Dana had Al Picketts on their list with a message to “bring back as much of his […]

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The Longest Winter Ever

Posted March 15, 2014 by Marguerite

I wouldn’t be surprised if you thought I had simply given up and run away.  I have been seriously thinking about that.  Packing up my bags and heading somewhere tropical where there is no work, no school and no snow.Scenes like this are no lo…

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How’s the Weather eh?

Posted January 22, 2014 by Marguerite

Canadians are often accused of talking incessantly about the weather.  But when it changes so often and so drastically how can we not? In early December we had storm after storm which left us several feet deep in that white stuff they call snow.It…

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Missing in Action

Posted December 15, 2013 by Marguerite

Hello folks, it has been a long dry spell in blogland but I swear I haven’t forgotten about you.  This post is for all of you who have emailed, called and generally wondered what the heck is up with me.  I am still in school and that is conti…

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Events

Garden Tour Finale

Posted September 10, 2013 by Marguerite

My apologies for taking so darn long to get these photos posted.  August slipped right past without me even noticing.  Let’s take a look at those last two gardens shall we?A group of volunteers and garden owners did a pre-tour a couple nights…

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Garden Tour – Part II

Posted August 26, 2013 by Marguerite

Let’s continue with the tour shall we?A really great aspect of garden tours is looking at different types of property and how people make it work.  The third garden I visited sits on the edge of a steep enbankment.  It’s a narrow area and thi…

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Canoe Cove Garden Tour

Posted August 20, 2013 by Marguerite

So I may have told you folks that I was NOT attending the garden tour this year.  And really, I wasn’t supposed to.  I was supposed to be camping in Nova Scotia.  But that was not meant to be as somebody’s back protested such a trip.So g…

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Events

Canoe Cove Garden Tour

Posted July 28, 2013 by Marguerite

This year, for the first time, (but hopefully not the last), the Canoe Cove Women’s Institute is featuring a summer Garden Tour in the Canoe Cove/Bonshaw area.The Tour Committee has been working hard for the last couple months to pull together a fantas…

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