According to Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, excessive alcohol use among women is a serious public health problem; one that is largely ignored. Her recent report contains some disturbing statistics: between 2001 and 2017, alcohol-related deaths among Continue reading Making things better until it doesn’t
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”