Carol Hughes

There’s a lot we can do to help small business thrive. Carol Hughes MP

Jobs created in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) go a long way to making our communities, provinces, and country prosperous, but it isn’t...

This Rocky Life: A Fictional Christmas Story

63 Years of Milkshakes I was working at one of those 24 hour coffee shops. It was actually a place that had been around for...
Carol Hughes, MP

Sweetheart deal for corporations at the center of exploding allegations against the government

The surprise resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould from cabinet this week caps a string of developments that have rocked the government with respect to their...

Tax evasion costs us $40 billion a year – or more

A report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer released in late June has estimated the cost of the government’s failure to reduce overseas tax evasion...

“Where do I begin? That’s what it was like in Queen’s Park this week.”...

Wow…this was one of those weeks in Queen’s Park. We all have them from time to time. Everyone knows what I’m talking about.  You...
lazy loki

Time For Our Pets: Fun and Games (and Education)

Are your dogs going a little stir-crazy with boredom as this long winter crawls to a close? The Sault Ste. Marie Kennel Club offers...

Trade deals don’t always protect like they should | Les accords commerciaux ne protègent...

With the government launching a charm offensive on the Canada Europe Trade Agreement (CETA) another Donald Trump landmine is threatening the few months of...
lyme disease rash

Time for Canada to take Lyme disease seriously / Il est temps que le...

The government rolled out its draft framework for an Action Plan on Lyme disease in early February and already activists are calling it inadequate. ...
This Rocky Life - So Confused

So Confused

With the Easter holiday weekend, comes many traditions. I must admit, though, I am a bit confused. Chocolate, baby chicks, eggs, bunnies, spring, Jesus,...
Alzheimers

Seniors Calling. Science on the Front Lines of Alzheimer’s.

A recent publication in Science, (Nov. 18, 2016) has shared results of research in mice, that is opening hopeful pathways towards an eventual cure...