“Violence against women is a violation of the most basic human rights,” Prime Minster Justin Trudeau reflected. “It destroys lives, tears families apart, impacts entire communities and has no place within our society.”
It’s encouraging that our newly elected federal government has agreed to improve efforts to safeguard Canada’s oceans. Ocean protection here is shamefully deficient, currently at around one per cent.
Each winter in Canada, there is a primitive ritual that shapes many young people for the rest of their lives. Not unlike the process that takes place when wolves, hunting in the dead of night, select the weakest from among a herd of deer. It is swift and without warning. It is the dreaded goalie cull.
During the presidential election of 1980, Reagan asked if we were “better off than four years ago” in his campaign against Carter. In this series of articles, I address the question of whether Americans are “better off than fifty years ago.” Let’s explore some changes in America, since the Fifties and Sixties, many of which resulted from Reagan’s presidency and all of which resulted from Republican policies put into effect since those earlier days.
120 Diner’s Jazz Series Presents Vocalist Brenda Lewis’ Toronto CD Release for Her 3rd Jazz CD “Far & Near”
Moving effortlessly between standards, RnB and country swing, Guelph-based chanteuse Brenda Lewis’ voice is described as “an elastic instrument – especially in songs which speak to the heart”