Category Archives: Stephen Harper

2018: A year of ups and downs for social justice

This is my last blog of 2018, so now is a good time to reflect on some of the highlights centering on social justice that were significant to me this year. To start, I was so heartened to witness the … Continue reading

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Are we still in Canada? Or a banana republic?

We’ve all been hearing a lot of disconcerting stories in the last few days about the problems voters have been experiencing at advance polls for the federal election. We also know that, generally speaking, increased voter turnout is bad for … Continue reading

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