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Tuesday's letters: Planned tax on worker discounts was petty

Once again, the Trudeau Liberals have been caught planning a tax hike on the working Canadians who are already feeling the pinch.

It’s bad enough that the Liberals have raised taxes on the average family by over $800 per year, while their plan to raise taxes on local businesses is putting jobs on the line in communities across Canada. 701 more words


New book explores history of Regina Indian Industrial School

Douglas Stewart remembers the first time he saw the tiny, ill-kept and overgrown graveyard on the outskirts of Regina.

“It was a sad sight, quite frankly,” the retired Regina education professor said in a recent interview. 742 more words

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The Power of Books

Most of the books I’ve included in this blog so far have been books that have entertained us. They have caused us to laugh out loud, transported us to magical places, and introduced us to new characters who now feel like friends. 332 more words

My First Blanket Exercise

There’s this saying I pull out every now and then to describe my profession’s lack of immediate feedback / immediate reinforcement: Teachers plant seeds for trees which will never give us shade. 873 more words


Cultural Solitudes

An old thought came back as I was re-reading a titleless blog about my having suspected that the United States and Canada had dissolved into being ghostly destinations in an old dream, the one that Mr. 203 more words


Trudeau to apologize Nov. 24 for residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador

It was described as a “double dagger to the heart” when former residential school students from Newfoundland and Labrador were shut out of a national apology in 2008. 650 more words