Judges in family court cannot make appropriate decisions in cases involving family violence if evidence of that violence is not presented to them. Seems obvious, doesn’t it? And yet, too often that evidence does not make its way into court Continue reading What you don’t know can hurt you
Polygamy was back in the news last week, with the sentencing of Winston Blackmore and James Oler, who were each found guilty of this offence almost a year ago. Both men were sentenced to house arrest, Blackmore to six months Continue reading There has to be a better way
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 . . .