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Nurse charged with murdering 8 in Canadian old-age homes

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

OTTAWA (REUTERS) – A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday (Oct 25) with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients in long-term care facilities in an alleged killing spree that ran for seven years. 370 more words

Current Affairs

Emma, by June Callwood

Callwood is a long-respected writer in Canada and beyond. This story, about the MIS-use of the War Measures Act during WWII, is most interesting!

(During the 1970’s, when the FLQ was committing heinous actions,  the same… 35 more words


Airport stories I wish I made up

On August 18, I flew from Toronto to Lima, Lima to Cusco, and Cusco to La Paz for my volunteer trip.  As if boarding three planes on my first solo volunteer trip wasn’t daunting enough, I happened to hit the jackpot of airport security bad luck THAT WEEK. 781 more words


Let's Have That Conversation - October 25, 2016

First, your Social Justice Poem:

Concerning that picture in the News,

The first person saw yet one more person of colour committing a violent act… 329 more words


Gail Anderson-Dargatz: Grimsby Author Series

I have been looking forward to meeting Gail Anderson-Dargatz after reading Turtle Valley and A Recipe for Bees.  Her first book The Cure for Death by Lightning is in my growing to be read pile and is on the… 653 more words


Daylight saving time (DST)

Image credit: National Research Council of Canada, “Time zones & daylight saving time” October 22, 2016.

Dear All,
This post discusses what DST is and where to get more information on the topic. 455 more words

Intercultural Communication