It’s true. No news is good news.

I'm surely not the only Canadian who is sickened, angered and appalled by Donald Trump's reaction to the Florida school shootings. His solution? Arm teachers, but only the ones "who have the aptitude for using a gun". And they'll receive a 'bit of a bonus' for the extra training to carry and deploy a weapon." Turn schools into a free-for-all shooting range. Imagine armed swat teams patrolling the halls of your child's school. That thinking is absolutely insane. They're also proposing that schools should be equipped with airport style security…

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10 Reasons I’m glad I’m Canadian

Canadian3In celebration of Canada Day I’m re-posting my earlier piece about why I’m glad to be Canadian. The papers were full of patriotic essays and observations and the one I liked the best was in today’s Globe and Mail, entitled The Canadian in me. Here’s a link and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/the-canadian-in-me/article19391350/#dashboard/follows/

Here’s my earlier post:

Watching the scary goings-on in the Ukraine and the troubles in Syria, The Congo and The Middle East, it’s obvious the world is, never has been and probably never will be a peaceful place. There’s always (more…)

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