Being Bill Davis — not just bland but bold: Cohn

“Bland works.” Don’t be duped by that deceptively self-deprecating slogan, made famous by Bill Davis. He was anything but. For years, that catchphrase cast Davis as the Holiday Inn of politicians — “no surprises.” But it belied the reality that as premier, he liked nothing more than to shock Ontarians in the land of the…

Mini’s updated Countryman SUV gets the John Cooper Works treatment

Mini used to offer just one model, but that is no longer the case. The Mini Cooper has spawned an array of variants including hatchbacks, a convertible, a wagon, and the Countryman crossover. And Mini now wants to make a John Cooper Works performance version of all of them. The new Mini John Cooper Works…

Winnipeg waitress gets $1,000 tip

WINNIPEG SUN Jan 17, 2017 , Last Updated: 6:59 PM ET A Winnipeg woman who left a four-figure tip for a stressed-out server says she did so as a lesson to her young sons and as a full believer in the powers of karma. Lisa Holgate said she wanted to lead by example and let…