This Rocky Life

When life gets scary

Once again, it is shortly before midnight and I am debating on whether to write. It has been a month since my last article...
Whitefish Island

The grass is brown everywhere…

It might be because I have been so busy this week that I have been feel especially pessimistic.  I have noticed how many people have...
fat maisie

Time For Our Pets: Does Your Pet Need to Hit the Gym?

How many of you resolved to lose weight this coming year? And how many of your pets need to join you on that journey? As...
Carol Hughes, MP

Parliament votes down an opportunity to save billions and improve health outcomes

In Canada, if you cut your finger, you go to a doctor, get treated, and never see a bill. But if you walk into...
tax scam

New Tax Season Brings New Scams

Tax season is upon us. Unfortunately that means you may be targeted by scammers trying to trick you into giving them your hard earned...
Carol Hughes, MP

Scammers prey on uncertainty

A rash of fake Canada Revenue Agency messages are being reported in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing recently as scammers try to pry money out of unwitting victims. ...
Carol Hughes, MP

Day of Mourning Serves as a Reminder and Call To Action

Elliot Lake – The fact that people are killed, injured, or become sick at work due to poor enforcement of health and safety regulations...
Carol Hughes, MP

Women’s equality makes sense and dollars

International Women's Day, celebrated every March 8th, has a long history with roots in the suffrage movement and socialist politics.   It is fair to...
This Rocky Life

Connection and Healing

‘Maybe we are not here to see each other but to see each other through.’ ~ Anonymous I have had one of the most emotionally...
Carol Hughes, MP

It’s Easier Than Ever to Buy Local: Carol Hughes, MP

We are lucky to live where eating locally means eating well, and including local produce makes our meals as delicious as possible. Most people...