Labour Day weekend in Canada is basically about football games, end of summer camping trip or last minute shopping for school supplies. On the Island it is pretty laid back except for this year no last minute back to school rush. No it's more about last minute looking for daycare arrangements. In fact I'm pretty … Continue reading Lazy Sunday Afternoon
I was just reading an article by by Tucker Max. For those of you that don't know who he is you can always check his website but in many ways he is the Hunter S. Thompson of the digital age. That is all I will say except to mention he is also kind of a … Continue reading Change – A Five Stages Process
I am sure everyone has heard the saying "Life is a beach" which is really a derivative of a much negative saying. But somewhere along the line someone took the negativity out of the "life is a bitch" originating statement and turned it into a more positive. I think that is a good thing. My … Continue reading Life is a Beach!
Charities and goodwill are changing, not only in Canada, but worldwide. And they are changing for a wide range of reasons, some good and some bad. Canada is now experiencing what has been referred to as "charity chill". Charities who may have an ideology that is oppositional to our government are now being threatened through … Continue reading Changing the Way We Think of Charity!
Where is it written that organizations who want to provide charitable work have to be a non-profit? It isn't. It was 1966 before charities were asked to file returns on their activities and to register with the Minister of National Revenue so that the receipts they issued could be verified. That's less than fifty years … Continue reading Who Says Charity Has to be Non-Profit?