This is not a happy summer for Ontarians who care. Every day brings another announcement by Doug Ford or a member of his government about some new, regressive measure to be imposed on us. Some days, it is hard to Continue reading The buck stops here
Canadians have a tendency to be pretty smug at times. We point our fingers at other countries and criticize how they do this or that, while patting ourselves on the back for our own behaviour. In Canada, we boast, women Continue reading Welcome to Canada, sort of. . .
Judges in family court cannot make appropriate decisions in cases involving family violence if evidence of that violence is not presented to them. Seems obvious, doesn’t it? And yet, too often that evidence does not make its way into court Continue reading What you don’t know can hurt you
Much as I love a beautiful flower garden and an abundant vegetable patch, I like absolutely nothing about creating or maintaining either. Gardening well takes energy and patience; it is – especially in a summer like this one – hot Continue reading The grace of gardening