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The country's least likely war hero

In the wake of Remembrance Day, I've been thinking about Canada's military greats. Make a mental list of all the stereotypical attributes of an Edwardian war hero. You're thinking of an officer with a strong jaw, broad shoulders, gimlet eyes.

Bad grammar, American spelling infuriates

The Editor, In reading the candidate statements on the city's web site and in the newspaper, I am appalled at the quality of some of the candidate for city council and especially school trustee.

Avoid planes

move away

What did life teach you today?

Since my now 19-year-old son was in preschool, I have asked my kids to complete three tasks each day: learn something new, help someone else and have fun.

Vote, but don't stop there

This Saturday, the candidates will be biting their nails, while voters file in and out of the polling places.

Old furniture goes to dump, not streets

What to do about old, unwanted furniture, appliances and other household items? The answer should be obvious - drop them off at good will, or just take them to the dump.

Avoid planes; move away

The Editor, Residents want small planes relocated, News, Nov. 9.

What did life teach you today?

Since my now 19-year-old son was in preschool, I have asked my kids to complete three tasks each day: learn something new, help someone else and have fun.

Poor lighting makes path unsafe

The Editor, Once again the arrogance of Onni Developments rears its ugly head. Tuesday evening, just after 7 p.m.

Start thinking about your value

My Name Is Bond James Bond. This line has belonged to Sean Connery since first spoken in Ian Flemings 1962 production, Dr. No.