Let's check in with the Wannabe Premiers, shall we? Officially Official It takes a certain amount of ego to run for elected office, given that you've got to convince a significant portion of the public that you're awesome. Not everyone can pull it off, and I admire those who can try, because losing is part... Continue Reading →
Neverending Roundabout Nightmare: The Bologna In Balgonie
(Sorry, everytime I see the word Balgonie I think of the many sandwiches of my youth.) I'm not going to pretend I have any answers on this one, but I do have a bunch of questions. Once upon a time, the intersection at the Town of Balgonie's Main Street and Highway 1 was a death... Continue Reading →
SaskParty Leadership Roundup: Week 2 (Alternate Title: Chevy’s Funeral Home & Crematorium)
Roundup... get it? Because rural. If there's a tractor in Saskatchewan that a SaskParty leadership candidate hasn't tried to wedge themselves into over the past week or two, I'd be surprised. First, some housekeeping: I'm calling this Week 2 of the SaskParty leadership race. It's probably not, but that feels about right to me, so... Continue Reading →
Premier Brad Wall and A&W: Why Is This a Thing?
I know zilch about farming or ranching, so let's get that out of the way. What I do know is marketing, and admittedly I have eaten fast food once or twice (today). I'm fascinated by Premier Brad Wall's trolling of A&W over their beef. Fascinated, because I know Wall understands the free-market, and certainly understands the... Continue Reading →