IS DAN BROWN’S newest book really “The most anticipated book in decades,” as you state on your cover? Have you ever heard of Harry Potter? Katie Saunders, Waterloo, Ont. VOTER ANTIPATHY YOUR EDITORIAL “Why we don’t need another election” (From the editor’s desk, Sept. 21) is well-reasoned, timely and consistent with public opinion: a fourth election in five years should be avoided if possible.
Q How does a kid from Sarnia, Ont., end up as a largepredator expert? A: Mostly by mistake. Animals were always an interest. I was one of those kids, when I had to give a speech or do a project, it was always about animals. But I grew up in a pretty standard home on a cul-de-sac, not the circus, so I never thought of it as a career.By JONATHON GATEHOUSE9 min
Neither age nor scandal has slowed the ebullient former B.C. premier Bill Vander Zalm. The Zalm, looking a decade younger than his 75 years, has emerged from obscurity as a potent political force in the fight against B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell’s decision to implement a harmonized sales tax, or HST.
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