Monthly Archives: September 2014

It’s A Done Deal – But Did You Know About It?

Originally published as a column in the AM News on Friday, September 19, 2014. On September 12, 2014 the controversial Canada-China Foreign Investment and Promotion Agreement (FIPA) was ratified by the Harper government in a secretive manner, blatantly unbecoming of its important nature and long term consequences. Harsh criticism by many, loud accusations of a… Read More »

Speaking For The Trees And More Is No Longer A Trend But A Necessity

Originally published as a column in the AM News on Friday September 12, 2014. It took almost two weeks for the trees across the street to be cut and sliced. There were four of them, all old and showing it in impressive girth, some guilty of a modern-day crime: having grown too close to the… Read More »

Advice To My Sons: Live With Joy

Live with joy, no matter what comes your way, because joy is never to be lost, I’ll tell you why. You were once given to the world, to feel it all, to add to it, to stub your toes against thick knobbly roots and not feel anger but joy that trees exist and you can… Read More »