Opinion

Laughter is good medicine, eh 

October 8, 2017 - NWT

One day last week Jean was telling me how excited she was to go see her family at Thanksgiving. She headed to the bedroom and said, “I need to go and crack my toes.” I’m laughing and ask her, why do you need to crack your toes? She yells from the bedroom. “Hello, clean your ears, I need to pack my clothes.” Hahaha! We both laughed and laughed.

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Leadership review exposes arrogance

October 7, 2017 - NWT

What good came out of the historic mid-term review the 18th Legislative Assembly imposed on themselves, their staff, and the public?

Countless hours of time on the taxpayers’ dollar was lost preparing for, and during, an extremely obnoxious day Oct. 5 that featured a repugnant display of ministerial arrogance, and over-the-top grandstanding from the regular MLAs.

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So who’s our next senator?

September 29, 2017 - NWT

Sen. Nick Sibbeston appears to have reached his tolerance limit with the so-called chamber of sober second thought.

After almost two decades is the upper chamber, the outspoken and controversial senator for the NWT – and former territorial premier – abruptly announced Sept. 21 he had tendered his resignation to Gov. Gen. David Johnston. His last day will be Nov. 21 – one year short of the mandatory retirement age of 75.

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