What are your memories of the Edmonton Tornado? Here are mine… July 31

   PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR  MY EDMONTON SUN COLUMN   Memories from July 31, 1987… David Gold: “One memory for me was our late Mayor Laurence Decore olding back tears while he was interviewed on TV. Ourr answer to former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Both trying to show leadership in the face of […]

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Rays of light through Black Friday

My friend, If you were in the Edmonton area 30 years ago today, you will know exaclty where you were in the afternoon: the day when the 1987 tornado ripped through Edmonton. It was terrible. It  was horrific. It was civic carnage like we’ve never seen before. Yet, through the terror, God’s love and wisdom […]

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One of my proudest moments … ever. An excerpt from our book

  Prologue       Here’s something from Cam’s book he wrote with legendary sportswriter Jim Taylor. Yes, yes. yes. And here’s something to snack on with it  … Johnny Cake.     “Nic,” I said. “Let’s go really slowly and take our time.” My grandson’s small hands locked on to my knees and he paused […]

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Saturday Fun — July 29, 2017 — ( First order of the day?

Welcome, welcome, welcome! Happy Saturday everyone. Yes, yes, yes.  And a message from Cam …   The last Saturday of July: maybe a picnic at a park, or a waterski adventure at your favourite lake, or a wedding, or (YOU FILL IN THE BLANK) It’s a day to relax, be with those we love and […]

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