This week, Bell announced its upcoming Bell Let’s Talk campaign on Jan. 25 with a $10-million commitment to mental health initiatives. It’s a good-news story, but it’s not getting a flood of good press. Some commentators suggested the telecom should prioritize getting its own house in order, hearkening to stress-inducing layoffs at Bell-owned media organizations and the disastrously handled ouster of Lisa LaFlamme as CTV’s chief anchor. Read More
Apologies to all who winced a little after reading the first line of Wednesday’s column where I admit I committed a grammatical faux pas. My heart was in the right place. I wanted to write that “I felt BAD,” for the fully vaccinated, hard-working truck drivers trying to avoid the chaos going on at Windsor’s […]
Vaccine mandates are reaching the limits of effectiveness, while weakening social cohesion
“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked (in Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel, The Sun Also Rises). “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.” Sri Lanka is much the same.
Talk about a snowball effect. What started last year as a bylaw infraction notice, issued by the City of London to a church and a street mission, has become a $25-million juggernaut that’s still gaining momentum. Its aim: to smash the city’s perpetual homelessness problem with a long-term, sustainable solution. The issue of homelessness in […]
If you could get past the shocking news on Monday that there was a snowstorm in the middle of January, you might have picked up on a little bit of sunny sky peeking through pandemic’s whiteout.