My father’s lifelong anxiety seeped into everything he did with my siblings and me when we were growing up. I carry the legacy of that to this day: the stress and tension he brought to the games of bridge and Continue reading Girls really can do anything
Canada’s landscape has been strewn with domestic violence homicides this year, with the number of women killed already significantly higher than it usually is for the entire year. And, it must be remembered, the number of women killed is only Continue reading Family violence goes to work
Unlike some of my friends, I am not a reader of obituaries. Both my parents and all of my siblings are still alive, so I have not had to prepare an obituary for someone close to me. Occasionally, I ponder Continue reading Commemorating deaths
On July 17th, Justice E.M. Morgan of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice issued a decision that will change the future for many charities in Canada. The story starts in 2012, with the decision of Stephen Harper’s Conservative government to Continue reading Give, give, give!