With just three weeks until the 2018/2019 school year begins in Ontario, teachers, boards of education, parents, students and, apparently, Minister of Education Lisa Thompson, are unclear about what is happening with the province’s sex education curriculum. Confusion was the Continue reading Confusion reigns
“Canada-Saudi spat highlights peril of Twitter diplomacy” “Trudeau rebuffs Saudi call for an apology as diplomatic spat escalates” These two recent CBC News online headlines left me scratching my head. Spat? Surely that describes an argument between two kids in Continue reading A spat?
The fight back against the announcement by Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Lisa MacLeod, that the provincial government would be shutting down Ontario’s basic income pilot project — in direct contradiction to an express commitment to see it Continue reading “I am a human being.”
As I sat down to write this, my mind was full of the most recent assaults on civility in Ontario, with the announcements earlier this week — shutting down the basic income pilot before any data about its effectiveness has Continue reading Finding hope in days of despair