Archive for December, 2013

Don’t underestimate the pull of our roots

December 14, 2013
Don’t underestimate the pull of our roots

Jack MacDonald’s story seems torn from the pages of a movie script. For years, he hid his wealth behind the carefully constructed image of a penny-pinching man who clipped coupons, rode the bus and wore ragged sweaters. He lived for bargains, and kept his wallet full of discount offers and other deals. MacDonald could...
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Let’s keep this TiCats love going

December 10, 2013
Let’s keep this TiCats love going

I went to a rainstorm the other day and a football game broke out. Our adopted Canadian Football League team, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, played their last game in Guelph earlier this month in conditions that were perfectly, and awfully, fitting for late-season Canadian football. Thirteen thousand fans were greeted by screaming winds, driving rain,...
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