A little girl high up in the stands of the Dartmouth Sportsplex had a question for the prime minister, and he let her ask it.
Why wouldn’t he? She wouldn’t know the Aga Khan from Chaka Khan.
“Can I have your autograph?” she asks in the most adorable voice you’ve ever heard.
The crowd titters with affectionate laughter.
If you watch YouTube, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman — who up until last week was the second-most powerful man in the Canadian Forces — seems like a swell guy.
In a series of self-promoting videos produced and posted by the Royal Canadian Navy, Vice-Adm. Norman explains himself to his people. You know, his people... the citizens (that’s me and you) and all the guys and gals in the Navy.
Nova Scotia Teachers Union member Randy Foubert is back and rested. Over his jet lag.
The middle-aged Forest Heights Community School teacher was one of 11 N.S. teachers who spent the first week of January, the fourth week of the NSTU work-to-rule campaign, in Honolulu, Hawaii, on so-called “professional development.” At taxpayer expense.
I would be remiss not to mention developments in a pair of stories that Frank Magazine has been involved in from day one.
I’d just turned 18 when I visited Europe for the first time. That was back in March of 1971.
My high school had organized the jaunt and opened it up for students who A) had passing grades and B) could afford to pay the freight. Upon hearing of it, my best friend and I, both of us in the habit of recognizing a potential adventure when we saw one, signed up immediately.
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