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Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

Neal McNamara talks North Bay politics

Aisle Seat

Aisle Seat

Film connoisseur Rob Slack gives you the low down on the latest movies

The Aboriginal Beat

The Aboriginal Beat

Maurice Switzer is a citizen of the Mississaugas of Alderville First Nation. He was the first Indigenous student at Trent University, and the first Indigenous publisher of a Canadian daily newspaper. He has served as director of communications for the Assembly of First Nations and the Union of Ontario Indians where he was also editor of the Anishinabek News. He has been a faculty member at First Nations Technical Institute, Huntington University, Canadore College, and the Banff School of Aboriginal Leadership. He can be contacted at mauriceswitzer4@gmail.com

Perspectives

Perspectives

Bill Walton (CGA – retired) is a North Bay author who enjoys commenting on the vagaries of life in his weekly columns for Baytoday. Bill’s hobbies include writing, motorcycling, photography, and golf as well as attending Taoist Tai Chi classes and volunteering with the Warriors of Hope Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing Team. Married to Diana, a retired associate professor of Classical Studies, they have one son, Marcus who lives in Comox and flies for WestJet.

Wine all the Time

Wine all the Time

Vin Greco is a life-long resident of Sault Ste. Marie, where he taught secondary School English and then entered administration. His interest in wine has been life-long. Currently he conducts tastings, formal or informal, upon request, and twice a year partners in a tasting with Chef Ian Thomlinson Upstairs at Rome’s. Otherwise, he gardens in his garden and enjoys good wines.

Penny Wise

Penny Wise

Penny has played a key role in the professional development of adults since 1989. She is the president of the Tremblay Leadership Center, which offers business and leadership training, seminars, and coaching services to assist organizations and individuals achieve their goals. How can I help you?

Dr. Gifford-Jones

Dr. Gifford-Jones

Dr. Ken Walker (Gifford-Jones) is a graduate of the University of Toronto and The Harvard Medical School. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University and in Gynecology at Harvard. His advice contains a solid dose of common sense and he never sits on the fence with controversial issues.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

When it comes to navigating Canada’s financial wilds, a little Northern Know-How goes a long way. That’s where our Northern Financial Guides can help. Each week they’ll teach you all you need to know about budgeting, debt, mortgages and investing.