“The highest form of knowledge is empathy.” – Bill Bullard Seven years old, mom and dad behind me It has been a week of loss for many. Young Oilers fan, Ben Stelter, passed away at six years old. He was a die hard Oilers fan engaged in the battle for his life with cancer. He lost … Continue reading Living The Dream, Dodging the Nightmare
Like any good beginning I still like to open with a little quote. Today is an example of how I am viewing the contrary nature of these so called "Freedom Rallies" I quote Albert Camus with "Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object." Going out on … Continue reading And the Contrary Continues
Mr. Harper would have Canadians believe we were voting for change when we elected (and I use the term "we" very loosely) his Party. And it is his Harper's party, not Canada's party. His actions and his Party's actions speak much louder than his words. Twelve years ago he was condemning the government of the … Continue reading What Change?
Let me start by expressing my concern over the situation in the Ukraine and voice my support for the Ukrainian people, both over there and here in Canada. For once I agree with our government in the condemnation of these actions. With that said I am concerned over just how seriously Canada's voice is being … Continue reading International Gesturing or Dismantling Foreign Policy