My generally negative feelings about the institution of marriage and the ritual of weddings aside, I find myself both mystified and horrified by the phenomenon of public marriage proposals. You, too, may have read recently about the guy who interrupted Continue reading But what if she wants to say no?
When my partner’s son, at the age of 8 or 9, decided he wanted to play hockey, it did not fill my heart with joy. My younger brother had eschewed hockey in favour of speed skating and, as a teenager, Continue reading The good ole hockey game!
Last June, I wrote about the introduction of Bill C-78, which proposes major amendments to Canada’s Divorce Act. In the six months since then, the Bill has passed First and Second Reading. The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Continue reading Changing the Divorce Act
With these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner bemoaned the absence of drinkable water while he was surrounded by salty sea water. No doubt, he would have been just as horrified by the current state of those same seas, now Continue reading “Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink.”