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On June 8, 2021, I stood on the steps of the London Muslim Mosque, with people to my left and right as far as my eyes could see.
It’s election season, with the usual trappings: signs, debates, canvassing, volunteers, literature, fundraising, questionnaires, candidate websites and social media pages. But an increasing number of voters confess to disillusionment with modern politics for other reasons: hyper-partisanship, attack ads, spurious statements and political party apparatus that seems increasingly out of touch with average citizens. The dismal […]
While most Canadians support gun control, they don’t lobby like opponents do
COVID-19 vaccines are giving Doug Ford’s spine a workout. The premier twists one way to say he hopes schoolchildren five and up will be vaccinated quickly, then snaps the other way to placate parents who feel hesitant.
A friend of mine is having a long-anticipated, many-times-postponed, backyard barbecue in the next couple of weeks. I hope so, anyway. This pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench into many-a gathering. The virus is never invited, but it sure loves a party. Happily, the date has been fixed and the invitations are out. My question […]
In fall 2019, Grand Theatre executive director Deb Harvey met with Murray MacKenzie, a senior vice-president at Arthur J. Gallagher Canada, the insurance brokerage and risk management firm.