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Letters Of This Type

"From the right to know and the duty to inquire flows the obligation to act." What other privately owned government funded corporation can be responsible for... more
Children's Aid Society
Kathleen Wynne
OACAS
2013 PDRC REPORT
STRANGE CHILD IN CARE DEATHS
CAS
Ontario
An apology is only as good as the actions that follow it.   If the actions don`t match the words then what? Why apologize? In 1984, Prime Minister Trudeau said... more
 
August 24, 2016
apology
A few months ago, Michael Coteau the Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services announced plans to "restore" autism funding for intensive therapy.  On the... more
Accountability
Ontario Politics
Autism cuts
Autism
Kathleen Wynne
Kinark
Michael Coteau
Ministry of Child and Youth Services Ontario
In 2012 the Canadian Museum of Human Rights interviewed Lynn Gehl, Ph.D Algonquin Anishinaabe about her human rights work regarding Indian and Northern Affairs... more
Indigenous rights
Human Rights
Lynn Gehl
First Nations
Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Aboriginal Women in Canada
Algonquin First Nations
Canada
Facebook likes to ask us, “What’s on Your Mind?”, “Where Are You?”, “How Are You Feeling?”.  Nosy little platform if I do say so myself.  But it isn’t the only... more
Social Media
Big Brother
privacy
EULA
end-user
I will be continuing to write a series of blogs on competitive bidding and proposal writing in the public sector but decided I should pause and have a general... more
For 8 days in July our household was glued to CNN on TV and in the Car (via Sirius XM) attentive to every word said, reported, critiqued and debated during the... more
USpoli
Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
It's been no surprise that Canada has long been in a housing bubble.  Foreign investors from China have been buying up property in Canadian cities for years,... more
Accountability
China
Economy
Federal politics
Housing bubble
Justin Trudeau
Kathleen Wynne
Liberal
THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE Recently, I travelled to the Atlantic seashore and the Cape Cod Institute in Orleans, Massachusetts, to attend a one-week seminar on... more
NeuroScience
Healing
Trauma
treatment
Hippocrates
PTSD
EMDR
time
experiential healing
limbic system
amygdala
Dr. van der Kolk
reciprocity
emotions
Counselling
For over a decade I have listened to horror stories by parents.  Stories of how their school boards were either too casual or completely in denial over issues... more
Bullying
Safe Schools
Broadview PS
OCDSB
student
teacher
principal
ottpoli
Ottawa
With three eagles circling above Parliament Hill (too high to photograph), the Ottawa Valley Algonquin Drummers pounded away on their drums, calling on the... more
Albert Dumont
Ottawa Valley Drummers
Eagles
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
Algonquin First Nations
zibi
NCC-CCN
Sacred Space
sacred
cdnpoli
Last summer I visited South Korea for a month and was blown away by many things, especially how technologically advanced they are, how well they care for their... more
Chaudière sacred islands & falls
First Nations
Algonquin First Nations
NCC
cdnpoli
"We are all upset here," said Shawna MacInnis, who lives in Winneway, QC with her partner and three children. "We went to Ottawa last weekend and came back to... more
First Nation
Education
Quebec
Algonquin
North Bay
Winneway
In shaping the Islamist ideology, the past plays the kernel role. Saying this leads us to ask: which past plays such a role? How examplary was this past?  ... more
Yasser Harrak
Mohammed Ayoub
As a parent with a non-verbal autistic kid, one of my worst nightmares is to have to deal with a teacher that isn't qualified to ensure the care of my child.... more
ABA
Accountability
Autism
Autism Commentary
Autism cuts
autismdoesntendat5
IBI
Irwin Elman
Justice for the Innocent
Karen Sebben
Kathleen Wynne
Ontario Politics

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