So simplistic, you’ll finish your articles in no time!
Gawd, I love the Internet sometimes. Years ago, when I was working in diversity, I did a quick search of web sites that had content by and for the main target groups: Women, People with Disabilities, Visible Minorities, and Aboriginal peoples. (Yes, I’m that old. And, yes, that’s what they called us way back then. […]
The documentary Last Call Indian begins with a simple premise captured in its very first shot. The narrator’s voice begins as the camera pulls back from an empty bed fitted with railings in a small sunlit bedroom. It’s a sick room. The empty bed speaks volumes. Then a woman’s voice emerges, soft and clear: “I’ve […]
You’ve probably heard via the news media that “Oka is heating up again.” That there are “rising tensions with Mohawks on the 20th anniversary of the Oka Crisis.” Maybe you’ve heard that “Mohawks are angry with a developer” who wants to build on land he says he bought, fair and square, but that the Mohawks […]
Recently, I became a last-minute replacement for a panel discussion at a Montreal university for the “Anti-Capitalist Teach-in Against the G8/G20”. The person I replaced said he had to back out that day because of work. Later, he said he’d received a call from the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service, or CSIS. Lately, a lot […]