The Harper Government just took to court a man suffering the long term, permanent effects of Residential School. For Donald Lemmond, it got worse! Abandoned as a child, he was sexually abused as a child by his adopted father and uncle until he was 16. And most recently he had a quadruple bypass. Finally, he now suffers from blood clots in his legs. His lawyer describes him as “a lonely isolated man who really has no family, no friends, no life.” Should we be surprised? The Canadian Government kicked the mental shit out of him as a child. Now the Harper Government dragged him through a court case because he was trying to be a somebody.
Home Solar Panels Fiasco or How can Canada go Green when the Green Energy Companies Treat Customers so Poorly?
Can the Canadian Government better make sure Canadians trying to promote green energy are better protected from fly-by-night solar panel companies!
Recently, I saw someone call the long term cycle of depression caused by Canada’s horrific Residential Schools as “the downward trickle of damage”. I was writing this essay and told her I was stealing her words, because I think it is the perfect title.
Once finished, I’m sure most of you will completely agree, as it is the central theme built on the legacy of the sad faces seen in this essay’s photo and the resultant pandemic of depression it has wrought on Canada’s First Nations.
Before voting on October 19th, 2015, pause to ask yourself if Harper is worthy of another term as Prime Minister based on his racism?
It has taken almost six years to write this letter to the Premier of Ontario after being destroyed by Ontario’s Ministry of Community and Social Services. Lost and helpless at what to do for six years, last week an employee of that Ministry was helpful, finally telling me that if I need help, I have to “make more noise.”