As 2018 comes to a close, Doug Ford has been premier of Ontario for six months. Over that time, he and his cronies have made serious assaults on democracy, demonstrated that they have neither compassion nor a long-term vision for Continue reading Doug Ford, six months in
Last week, the Toronto Star asked the question “Is it OK to say Merry Christmas?” Two writers provided their opinions – one for and one against – and online readers had the opportunity to weigh in by responding to the Continue reading Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays?
We are hurtling, willy-nilly, into the festive season, with its requisite over-spending, over-eating, over-drinking and over-socializing. Every year, I find myself retreating to my couch, with a warm blanket and a bowl of popcorn, for some extended movie watching when Continue reading “I love fairy tales”
The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued its decision in the case of R v Boudreault, which brought together seven challenges to Canada’s mandatory victim surcharge system. These are payments imposed on anyone found guilty of a criminal offence, and Continue reading “A tax on broken souls”