Family and friends gathered at Paperman funeral home to remember the life of well-known Quebec sociologist Manny Batshaw.
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Manny Batshaw, the Montreal social worker who headed the 1975 inquiry into conditions in Quebec’s juvenile institutions that set the stage for Quebec’s youth protection legislation, then lent his name to the Batshaw Youth and Family Centres, died Monday. 782 more words
Manuel “Manny” Batshaw, well-known Quebec social worker and namesake of Batshaw Youth and Family Services, has passed away at the age of 101.
During the century that he was alive, Batshaw was at the forefront action, witnessing and being part of major societal upheavals. 479 more words
Welcome to another edition of The Dirty Dozen!
This week, I’m delighted to be hosting Judy Martin in the Dirty Dozen “hotseat”.
Judy is a prolific and engaging blogger-poet, who has just completed NaPoWriMo, and has recently released her first self-published collection of poetry – … 47 more words
Welcome to this week’s look at the creative posts written by bloggers here on WordPress this week. I am only one woman (I say this modestly) so unfortunately it is beyond me to read every wonderful post written this week on WP. 607 more words
How lovely it is to be back on Hugh’s blog. He has kindly invited me back to talk about my new book Rhymes of the Times. 572 more words