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Letters Of This Type
Recently I attended the Election Reform Public TownHall hosted by Ottawa West-Nepean MP Anita Vandenbeld. As Town Halls go, it could have ended up worse that... more
“You are under arrest.”
They walk me to the processing area.
“Any tattoos, piercings, scars?” The usual questions. I answer best I can.
“We’ll put her in cell... more
This question was asked by Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown in question period twice yesterday, only to be asked by the speaker of the... more
A problem in negotiation is the need to concentrate, focus on important issues and not be distracted by minor side issues. This is normal human behaviour. If... more
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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