In late January, Kingston was the centre of a major “terrorist” story. I live in Kingston; in fact, just a few blocks from one of the houses raided in the investigation. This was certainly the closest I had ever come Continue reading Just who do we call a terrorist?
Those of us who feel as though we have been living in perpetual election anticipation and/or recovery deserve to be forgiven. After all, in the past couple of years, we have lived through an American presidential election with shocking results, Continue reading Election time (again!)
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
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”