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Doing better at pushing for the truth

In this post, I talked about the importance of supporting Aymen Derbali.  To save others, Aymen put himself in the line of fire during the Québec mosque shooting in January 2017. Instead, we still have Québec politicians arguing over where to … Continue reading

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Remember the Children in Québec

The GoFundMe campaign for the Humboldt Broncos has raised $11.4 million to date.  It is the largest GoFundMe campaign in Canadian history and it is still going.  Many people have been touched by the deaths of the young hockey players – most … Continue reading

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Which comes first – Reconciliation or Experiencing Indigenous Cultures?

This past week, the teacher in charge of my daughter’s high school reconciliation committee decided to cancel this years’ Indigenous Arts event.  The explanation given was that people in the Indigenous community feel that non-Indigenous people need to reconcile before they are … Continue reading

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Is Canada’s democracy ready for a dire new age of weaponized news? – Politics – CBC News

Democracies around the world now have to contend with the threat of ‘political warfare,’ a collection of cybercrime tactics and weaponized fake news designed to cripple representative systems. Canada may not be prepared. — Read on http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/politics/political-warfare-russia-hacks-1.4560505 …not quite as … Continue reading

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It is too late for gun control in America: Neil Macdonald – CBC News | Opinion

The teen activists today are probably too young to remember the awful despair of the Sandy Hook families — who pushed for, yet failed to see change — but they should prepare to experience it themselves. Because they will. — … Continue reading

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Shooters and the US Mentality

A recent CBC report after the recent Florida high school shootings said this about the FBI… “Agents routinely face a challenge of sifting through which of the tens of thousands of tips received every year — and more than 10,000 … Continue reading

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Enough already!

It is time for me to start offering some questions and opinions to the world. Expect posts that touch on practical politics, the arts, education, indigenous issues, economics and fairness. Where do I come from? I have worked in education … Continue reading

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