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HDS, part II: Curbing the Bullspit


With the October 19th election quickly closing in on Canada, there are several points that must be raised and discussed.  1,930 more words

Federal Politics

Reflections from 'Creating a New Legacy Conference' by Alexandra Sawatzky

One of the great pleasures of my job is the opportunity to work with amazing students. I am constantly inspired by and in awe of all they do, and of the level of commitment, heart, and caring they put into their studies. 829 more words


‘According to the teachings of the Aborigines, the Dreamtime began when infinite space was penetrated by great powers, who literally dreamt the Universe into being. These beings, whose powers are limitless, are the great ancestors of humanity, and their dreams formed the world as we know it.  92 more words


Growing support for missing and murdered Indigenous women

PETERBOROUGH – This year’s Honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women vigil has had the highest turnout in eight years.

The gathering started at city hall in Peterborough, Ont. 533 more words


The things I was never going to do...

When I was in my teens, I knew I never wanted to be a teacher.  My father was a teacher, many of my uncles were teachers, my cousins were teachers, there were teachers everywhere I looked.  966 more words

The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew

(Viking, 2015)

A non-fiction pick by Jean-Louis

If you don’t already know who Wab Kinew is, you should, and if you think you already know who he is, think again and read his book, … 279 more words

Adult Non-Fiction

How We are Failing First Nations

Today’s “Your Tax Dollars at Work” is again about issues affecting First Nations Canadians.

Earlier I wrote about how too many communities do not have clean drinking water… 842 more words

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