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MAKING THE MOVE TO MONTREAL

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MAKING THE MOVEThese are my observations as an outsider in Montreal. Quebec is engaged in a struggle for its French identity. Nowhere is that more clear than in Montreal.  The street scape is multicultural, with a multitude of humans in … Continue reading

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RESPONSE TO FEARS for “OTHER” IMMIGRANTS


WARNING: CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECT! The Globe and Mail published this weekend an article written by Doug Saunders called GOOD FAITH that I found very interesting and ties in with my interest in immigration issues. It deals with the fear of the UK … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Get Along?


Can’t we all get along? We’re all stuck here for a while: Rodney King in Los Angelos, 1992:  (CBC podcast May 31, interview Mary Hynes with social psychologist Jonathan Haidt). The question of how it might feel to be a member … Continue reading

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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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The Graying Of Canada


 The Graying of Canada. Prime minister STEPHEN HARPER announced last week while abroad that his government is planning a reform of our old age programs in anticipation of a difficult economic future.  He modified that statement already a few days … Continue reading

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The Sanctity of The Family


The Sanctity of the Family. What in the world does that phrase mean that is so often cited in political statements? This week an atrocious multiple murder that took place in Ottawa was in court and a verdict will be … Continue reading

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WITHOUT A HOME


WITHOUT A HOME     The perplexing thing is, that I never knew home until I left it.  I lost my sense of home when I emigrated. Before that, I knew where I belonged, who my people were and what my … Continue reading

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