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De Burger-Fex: Remember the 'good old days' of paper bags and fewer single-use plastics?

De Burger-Fex: Remember the 'good old days' of paper bags and fewer single-use plastics?

Erna implores you to think about the environment at the grocery store and your favourite fast food joint
De Burger-Fex: 'Unfortunate societal stigma' surrounding Alzheimer’s and dementia

De Burger-Fex: 'Unfortunate societal stigma' surrounding Alzheimer’s and dementia

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month, and our seniors' columnist wants to share some facts
Reflections: Soaking in the Christmas spirit in Toronto's Distillery District

Reflections: Soaking in the Christmas spirit in Toronto's Distillery District

'The numerous quaint little shops were all decorated for Christmas, and, of course, the music of the season could be heard everywhere'
Erna de Burger-Fex: Hockey has united my family, just as it has this country

Erna de Burger-Fex: Hockey has united my family, just as it has this country

Hockey will be part of Erna de Burger-Fex's life forever
De Burger-Fex: It’s a pigeon invasion at Rockview Towers

De Burger-Fex: It’s a pigeon invasion at Rockview Towers

Erna De Burger-Fex says bold pigeons are a frequent topic of conversation among her neighbours, but so are the friendly chipmunks
De Burger-Fex: Creighton 30th Annual Reunion promises to be fun for the whole family

De Burger-Fex: Creighton 30th Annual Reunion promises to be fun for the whole family

Anderson Farm hosts 30th reunion on Sept. 14
De Burger-Fex: Retired teacher is (not so) silently judging your spelling and grammar

De Burger-Fex: Retired teacher is (not so) silently judging your spelling and grammar

'I hate seeing spelling mistakes and I observe them everywhere'
De Burger-Fex: Maybe I’m getting old, but product tags drive me crazy!

De Burger-Fex: Maybe I’m getting old, but product tags drive me crazy!

Everyone’s favourite cranky grandmother, Erna de Burger-Fex, is back with her latest rant
Reflections: I'm a Marymount pioneer

Reflections: I'm a Marymount pioneer

Erna shares some memories about the first day's of Sudbury's first Catholic school for girls
Reflections: A turtle, a rabbit and a hamster … oh my!

Reflections: A turtle, a rabbit and a hamster … oh my!

Allergies prevented the de Burger-Fex family from owning pets, but it was a blessing in disguise, says columnist Erna de Burger-Fex