Beware of darkness

I’m not sure if people were always this simplistic, or is it the result of too much Facebook and Twitter and other “platforms” that...

Stand by me

I have lost count of the number of letters to the editor, articles, and social media posts that have been generated since the announcement...

I’m looking through you

Last year, we all felt that Canada Day was a bit of a miss; not the usual opportunity to celebrate the land and the...

Canada Day, and the call for allies in justice

I am writing this with the understanding that you will be reading this on the eve of Canada Day, and I hope it encourages...

Kindness Week should be every week in Canada

When we entered this pandemic in the beginning of 2020, we were afraid, uncertain, and very concerned. As we saw the numbers of deaths...

It’s all too much

News of the vicious murder of the family in this province has hit the headlines all over the world. From the BBC in Britain...

Truth and Reconciliation as the whole world looks on

My mother is Anishnabek, and at home she spoke Anishnabemowin, like her parents. My father was francophone. They both told me it was better...

Policy that pits us against each other

More than 100 protesters have been arrested at Fairy Creek in BC for trying to protect old growth forests from logging. Though there is...

Continuing oppression in Canada

– The Indian Act These are very grim times for our country. Within this era of pandemic, the most vulnerable suffer the most. This past...

Are we really sheep?

Remember when we used to travel? So many times, at the airport, I was removed from the lineup up at the security gate for...