The King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto is not a usual hangout for violence against women types. Nonetheless, on April 17th, Luke’s Place Executive Director, Carol Barkwell and I, along with four of the founding sisters of Luke’s Place got Continue reading Empowerment over disempowerment
Even though on some level I knew it was inevitable, I was stunned when I saw the headline late Wednesday that Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott had been expelled from the Liberal caucus. I had just emerged from the second Continue reading Now what?
My mother turns 90 today. Last weekend all six of her children, some of our partners, many of our kids and her youngest great-grandchild gathered to celebrate with her. It was a bittersweet occasion; while we were all happy to Continue reading Reaching ninety
Sleeping cots set up in the House of Commons, MPs wearing sweatshirts in the House, interviews with Maclean’s magazine, twitter wars, moves to sit as an Independent, a looming federal election: Justin Trudeau must wake up most mornings wishing SNC-Lavalin Continue reading Speaking up and speaking out