Monthly Archives: May 2012

THE CASE FOR 100 MILLION CANADIANS


The bulk of this post is an excerpt from an article The Case For 100 Million Canadians by Doug Sanders in the ongoing series published in the Globe and Mail newspaper about immigration and the need for more immigrants in Canada, to save our … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs


Below is a letter I send before the Summit Of The Americas to our minister Hon. Edward Fast Minister of Foreign Affairs 125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, On, K1A 0G2 April 14, 2012-04-13 Dear Honourable Mr. Fast This is to express … Continue reading

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TALKING ABOUT MEXICO’S HISTORY


Worthwile information copied from the CBC that follows my previous blog post: http://music.cbc.ca/#/blogs/2012/5/Rear-View-Mirror-Neil-Youngs-16th-Century-history-lesson-in-Cortez-The-Killer “Every week in Rear-View Mirror, Rich Terfry looks back at a great song from the good ol’ days. In 1975, Neil Young wrote a song based on a story he remembered … Continue reading

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The Publishing War


The world of book publishing is still in the hands of gatekeepers, but a war is going on, in a most civilized way. The people without whom a book can almost never be successful, used to be, and still are … Continue reading

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Celebrate at Fernando’s Taqueria on Cinco the Mayo


The photos above are of the Palacio National and the office of the Mexican president with the balcony from where El Presidente (up till now male, but that might change this year on July 1st)  waved his hand and shouted … Continue reading

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