It did not take Canadians long to embrace medical assistance in dying (MAID). Legislation permitting MAID in certain situations was passed in June 2016 and, since then, approximately 13,000 people have taken advantage of the change in law. The three Continue reading Difficult choices
At the San Miguel Writers’ Conference this year, keynote speaker, Mexican writer and academic Rosa Beltran, spoke about images of women through literature and art. In the course of her remarks, she talked about the rates of violence against women Continue reading Justicia — now!
Twenty-three years ago, three-and-a-half-year-old Luke was killed by his father on his first unsupervised access visit after Luke’s mother had tried to get a family court order for supervised access, because of her concerns for her son’s safety. In the Continue reading One death is one too many
In San Miguel, the approach to almost anything is to use human rather than machine labour. A hole needs to be dug? One to four men, depending on the size of the excavation, with shovels or picks; no backhoe or Continue reading The right to repair