Remembering Mayor Ford

This old post below comes to mind whenever CP24 mentions John Tory. Today his name often came up about his getting people into public housing. The Black Lives Matter group mentioned him as a person wrongly supporting police involvement in the Pride parade. And poll results on CP24 have reminded viewers of his high approval … More Remembering Mayor Ford

January 27, 2015 corrected February 9 On January 15, I turned on my television and saw Ontario’s Minister of Education and  the former registrar of Ontario College of Teachers another government member addressing journalists on the occasion of the publishing of a review of the Toronto District School Board. Now I’m embarrassed to say all I … More

The May 2, 2011 Canadian Federal Election And Bilingualism

The May 2, 2011 Federal election in Canada made the New Democrat Party Canada’s federal opposition for the first time and gave Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives their first majority government. Although the Conservative’s desired majority seemed possible, it is difficult to remember anyone confidently predicting the NDP’s rise to official opposition status; only as … More The May 2, 2011 Canadian Federal Election And Bilingualism