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Five years ago to the day I was driving between Nipigon, Ont., and North Bay, Ont., equal measures excited, nervous and scared. I was a few hundred miles and a handful of sleeps away from starting a daunting new job. I was unsure if I was up to the task of joining this upstart wire service looking to take on the giant Canadian Press.
Little did I know five years later I would have met the girl of my dreams, got married and started a family.
Little did I know I’d get to cover the return of the Winnipeg Jets, a pair of CIS men’s basketball championships, start a weekly NASCAR and CFL columns and edit stories from some of the best Canadian sports reporters and columnists.

Little did I know I’d get to work with one of the best groups of journalists assembled, not just for their talent at chasing, writing and editing stories and photos, but for the dedication, compassion and humour they expressed along the way.

Today the job that I drove across the country for no longer exists — and that’s sad. But the friendships I made here, the bonds I forged her and the memories I and everyone else helped create here will last for a very, very long time.

Thanks to those who gave me a chance. Thanks to those who supported me along the way.

Thanks Postmedia News . . . For everything.
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A very bad recipe error.
It’s relatively common for a newspaper to be ordered to pay damages as a result of an injurious piece of reporting. It’s rare, however, for the nature of the injuries to be physical. In Chile, 13 people sued a newspaper… Read more
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And here's the actual link
The usual suspects took home most of the big curling hardware in 2011, but there are signs there could soon be a changing of the guard in the roaring game.
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Debt Endures
With Canadian Household Debt again hitting the front pages, it's time to re-sound the alarm. In Canada, the worry isn't a major US-style crash, but instead a significant economic slow down with rising interest rates. As interest rates rise, more and more of Canadians' disposable income will need to go toward paying off debt.

Unless we deal with our debt (and unless Lenders change their way of lending) any progress Canada has made out of the 'financial crisis' recession may quickly be lost. I've posted a video interview from earlier this year with Rosemary Barton from the CBC (now found on my videos page) that highlights my feelings on the matter and the work I did on the +Action Canada Task Force on Household Debt.

Task Force members on G+: +Kulvir Gill +Tiara Letourneau
Organization says Ottawa may have to consider 'additional prudential measures' to slow consumer borrowing
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If you follow me on Twitter or are friends with me on Facebook, you've heard this sales pitch from me before . . . but if you want your international charitable dollars to go further, consider microloans through sites like Kiva. In five years I've made almost 350 loans worth more than $10,000 US, but most of that money has been recycled and re-loaned after it was paid back.
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My look back at 2011 in Canadian soccer!
Unfilled expectations characterized the year in Canadian soccer in 2011.
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My Canadian curling year in review is now online. Still to come later this week, soccer and football!
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Lessons from a Blackberry session: Thanks to the journalists who reminded me of the importance of training
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My NASCAR column is up. Looking at the Chase situation heading into Kansas.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup has turned into a war of attrition.
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A friend of mine designs iPhone/iPad games. His latest and greatest is foosball and it's online now! Check it out.
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Stinger Foosball League on the App Store. Download Stinger Foosball League and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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