The recent acquittals of two University of Ottawa hockey players – who faced sexual assault charges arising out of an incident in a Thunder Bay hotel room in February 2014 – is the most recent illustration of how poorly suited Continue reading Rape is not ungentlemanly behaviour
Over the past couple of decades, I have spent many a happy day meandering along Prince Edward County’s Taste Trail sampling local produce, cheeses, lavender and wines. Nothing makes me happier than creating a delicious meal from local ingredients and Continue reading Misogyny in the vineyard
The familiar adage, “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything,” has its place but, taken too far, it can silence people from talking about things that really need to be talked about. When I was a Continue reading If you don’t have anything nice to say . . .
With never-ending media reports of sexual and other forms of assault and harassment, many perpetrated by men with social, economic or political power, Sexual Assault Prevention Month this year is a grim reminder of how far we have yet to Continue reading Are we over it?