A War is Raging

"Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome" - Rosa Parks It is telling when I have to leave a link explaining who Rosa Parks is but, what to me is recent history, seems to be buried … Continue reading A War is Raging

When Will We Learn, a Life Lesson

" A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots" - Marcus Garvey I must admit this current measles outbreak has me a little concerned. What has me even more concerned is how quickly people forget the past and from what I have observed history seems … Continue reading When Will We Learn, a Life Lesson

PUSHING THE REFRESH BUTTON

"The process of empowerment cannot be simplistic defined in accordance with our own particular class interest. We must learn to lift as we climb". ANGELA DAVIES COURTESY OF GLENBOW ARCHIVES (Calgary early 60's when the Palliser Hotel was the high structure in the city Well for the sixth time in my life I have returned … Continue reading PUSHING THE REFRESH BUTTON

Canadian Election 2015 – Day 1

DISCLAIMER, THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT.  NO MONIES OR PARTY SUPPORT IS COMING FOR THIS ARTICLE OR THE ONES TO COME.  THEY ARE SIMPLY A CONCERNED CITIZEN ACCESSING THEIR CHARTER RIGHTS OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Prime Minister Stephen Harper took a short walk this morning to the Governor Generals home and dropped the writ … Continue reading Canadian Election 2015 – Day 1

Held Prisoner in the Past?

There is an old axiom "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it".  That particular saying has been reworded many times and used in various forms but the message continues to be the same.  I have never doubted the importance of knowing and understanding our past but I recognize the difference between … Continue reading Held Prisoner in the Past?