Archives for: May 2011, 13

Dianne Warren's "Cool Water" - Life Below the Surface

May 13th, 2011
The modern Canadian writer Dianne Warren has written a very powerful novel about life on the Canadian prairies in the twenty-first century. Her focus is the tiny, anonymous farming community of Juliet, lost somewhere in the sand hills of the southern Ca… more »

A Sensible Ruling

May 13th, 2011
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favor of the government in allowing them to withhold personal material from public scrutiny. I have always considered this case to be a typical challenge of government's right to protect its own space from public… more »

Should Right of Choice be Protected?

May 13th, 2011
Most choices we make in life are protected in some fashion or other from those forces that might want to challenge them. What John Cummins, newly self-acclaimed leader of the BC Tory party, is saying in his latest public release is that gays and lesbian… more »

The Ground Shifts

May 13th, 2011
There is still a lot of life left in the Robert Dziekanski inquiry. All four attending officers called to testify at the hearings have now been charged with giving false and inconsistent testimony under oath. Maybe the Band of Brotherhood is ready to br… more »