“Ford Unfastens the Greenbelt” by Bob Wood

“Ford Unfastens the Greenbelt” by Bob Wood

Much has been written and said by experts, advocates and citizens regarding Bill 23 the More Homes Built Faster Act (2022). Thousands continue to take to the streets in protest.  Keep reading to find out what the Act does but first let’s talk about the rationale for...
“Broken Election Promises” by Kenneth Epps

“Broken Election Promises” by Kenneth Epps

Political cynicism has reached a level in Canada where there is now little surprise when government leaders break election promises. Two such promises recently broken by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have prompted no calls for...
“COP 27 and Shaming”  by Gail Greer

“COP 27 and Shaming” by Gail Greer

Conferences of the Parties, COPs, to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) are an annual venue for shaming the countries responsible for producing the greenhouse (GHG) gas emissions causing man-made climate change.  Where else can the voices of Less...
“Fanny, Clara & Louise: The SCAN! Concert” by Susan Crean

“Fanny, Clara & Louise: The SCAN! Concert” by Susan Crean

Sometimes the improbable happens as when the ordinary is revealed as exceptional, or the exceptional as commonplace. So it was with live music during the dog days of the pandemic, when theatres and concert halls were shuttered. Some musicians took to the streets and...