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    Why Pope Francis’s statement is important

    Blog | Friday, 19 Jun 2015
    (OTTAWA) - It is increasingly odd to realize that the voices of the established order, sources of top-down control and out-dated structures, are suddenly allies.  My experience for decades was to...

    Why Pope Francis’s statement is important

    Blog | Friday, 19 Jun 2015
    It is increasingly odd to realize that the voices of the established order, sources of top-down control and out-dated structures, are suddenly allies.  My experience for decades was to deride the...

    5 Things You Need to Know about Bill C-51

    Blog | Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015
    5 Things You Need to Know about Bill C-51 The Harper Government’s So-Called “Anti-Terror Bill” 1. It is an omnibus bill. Bill C-51 is actually five new pieces of legislation rolled into one. To add...

    The Women’s Coalition - It's Good to Dream

    Blog | Friday, 06 Mar 2015
    (OTTAWA) - I could claim “last night I had the strangest dream...”.  It had to do with International Womens’ Day. And suddenly the male leadership decided it had really made too big a mess of things...

    Dear Bitumen - Breaking up with Fossil Fuels

    Blog | Friday, 13 Feb 2015
    Dear Bitumen, I must be blunt – I don’t know what we ever saw in you. You seemed popular, like all of the countries wanted to be with you. We thought maybe your exports could support us financially....

    Harper’s police state law

    Blog | Sunday, 08 Feb 2015
    (OTTAWA) - ​ I remember the events of October 22. While I was in lock-down on Parliament Hill, I remember who hid in a closet and who ran toward gun fire. The guy in the closet is now planning to...

    Writer didn’t ask me; Others did

    Blog | Friday, 09 Jan 2015
    (CHARLOTTETOWN) - A Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal letter to the editor from December 3 stated that “Hyer did not consult his constituents” regarding my vote on the decision to commit Canadian fighter...