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Chicken Little I Am… Is the Sky Falling?

The sky is falling. The human made extra blanket on our atmosphere, composed of greenhouse gases, we keep adding to will lead to climate breakdown if we don’t make drastic changes in a big hurry.


Why I volunteer: everyone wins

On the heels of volunteer week, I have been reflecting on what I get out of volunteering. I hope the organizations benefit from my efforts, but I wanted to examine what’s in it for me. ...


Divorce, Liberal Style

Parliament makes laws.  The judicial system enforces them.  To do so, it takes into account previous cases in which the laws have applied, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and any other relevant legislation, and ...

Tax Deductions for Private School Fees

With the impending election and a changing political landscape, I’ve been thinking about my options coming up, and in particular evaluating the Conservatives under Andrew Scheer.

Glen Abbey

Op-Ed: Saving Glen Abbey ~ paying the price is important

There has been a fair bit in the press lately about what the Town has spent so far, first in its longstanding effort to preserve cultural heritage landscapes such as Glen Abbey,

United Way

So many good charities, so many demands: United Way can help

The United Way is not a charity. It raises money for charities and decides which ones should get the money. It’s a formula that really works.

In Favour of a Living Wage in Ontario

In 1980, I was driving back from Montreal on a late April evening, when I picked up a hitchhiker shivering beside the road in a jean-jacket.  He was on his way to Toronto from Newfoundland.  ...

Glen Abbey Property

Glen Abbey Golf Club’s highest and best use

Oakville is very proud of being one of the first planned communities in the world, laid out by William Chisholm

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