The OPEC of Maple Syrup

As the temperature creeps up ever so slowly, and the days grow longer – with a boost from daylight savings – and on occasion the warmth of the sun can be felt on faces, the thoughts of many people turn to maple syrup. Perhaps not everyone, but many. I must confess that even as aContinue reading “The OPEC of Maple Syrup”

Thoughts on Quebec’s upcoming election and maple syrup: none of it reassuring

With less than 48 hours until the real polls open in Quebec the Parti Québécois appears to be within grasp of a majority. In Chantal Hebert’s column in Toronto’s The Star she points out that unless a majority is achieved things will be tough for the Parti Québécois. If the Parti Québécois wins next week,Continue reading “Thoughts on Quebec’s upcoming election and maple syrup: none of it reassuring”