The hoopla surrounding the recent launch of the movie “Barbie” has me thinking about what it means to be a feminist. Written and directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margo Robbie, I know it has to have some kind of subversive Continue reading What’s a feminist?
In an important 2022 case—Ahluwalia vs Ahluwalia — Ontario Superior Court Justice Mandhane recognized a new tort of family violence. She awarded the wife $150,000 in damages for the pattern of physical and coercive controlling abuse she had been subjected Continue reading A disappointing decision
I love my work and the people I encounter while doing it. That’s a good thing, because very little of my work is solitary. Going to meetings – in person and online – attending or speaking at conferences, delivering training, Continue reading Finding solitude
It’s July, and I’m on vacation. My partner and I are spending a week with friends at their cottage – known as a camp in this part of the province — on an island in the mid-north of Ontario. We’re Continue reading Summer is upon us