In April, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women (SR), Dubrovka Simonovic, made the first-ever official visit to Canada by her office. I was privileged to attend one of the many sessions she held as she travelled across Continue reading Femicide in Canada: a mid-year snapshot
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.”