I use to think I know what democracy meant but I am having serious doubts about what has become of Canadian democracy. There was a time when elected officials like MP’s were allowed to speak on behalf of their constituents but there was also a time when ridings were allowed to choose their candidates without … Continue reading Another Case of Situational Ethics at our Expense!
Well it has been just an insane week for anyone who is a news junking like me. The issues I have been tracking have been sidelined by all of the tragedy south of the border and I must add my heart goes out to all of the people in the Boston area as well as … Continue reading Parachuting Out, Dismantling of Care
This country is yet again deeply disturbed over another teen suicide. Rehtaeh Parsons, the most recent high profile teen suicide, has pushed Canadians into an emotional high gear and it should. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has weighted in on this stating as a father he is “sickened” by what he refers to as the alleged … Continue reading Bullying and Role Modelling
I have been following the news recently on this foreign workers program. Every time some innocence looking scam arises it winds up having deeper implications than initially thought. And it does seem to be happening with greater frequency for our current ruling government. It is just unfortunate that we should be governing from a position … Continue reading Do you have an aid?
Imagine having your ability to be a parent challenged simply because you have a physical disability. Imagine carrying your child for the duration of your pregnancy with your husband, who also has a disability, by your side throughout just to have a government children’s protection program take your child on the day of birth. Imagine … Continue reading Times They Are A’Changing!
Well I finally have my new computer and made the move from the PC to a Mac. I am loving it. It has taken a little bit of reconditioning to the old brain as well as a number of hours downloading Mac friendly software. To reset my Skype as an example meant downloading the Mac … Continue reading Tariffs, Taxes, Smoke and Mirrors