Happy International Women’s Day!

Oh, the regina mom‘s been a busy woman this past year! Marketing a book takes time and energy in the planning and carrying out. Needless to say, this blog has fallen by the wayside. However, I could not miss the opportunity to wish my readers a happy International Women’s Day and to share a piece […]

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Sisters In Spirit Under Attack

The HarperCons have gone much too far now!  Apparently, the Sisters In Spirit Campaign, organized by the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has been too successful in raising the awareness about murdered and missing Aboriginal women in Canada.  Or something.  They’ve done a lot, that’s for sure, including heightening awareness throughout the country, establishing […]

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Activists reunite — sort of!

Almost a quarter-century ago, Mitch Diamantopoulos, Margaret Kovach and I were student activists at the University of Regina. We helped to organize the student response to the education cuts implemented by Grant Devine’s regime and we participated in organizing the “If you love this province” demonstration of the late 80′s. It is on record as […]

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The Wheatsheaf: The mens rea of pie

Like an actor misquoting Shakespeare, Liberal MP Gerry Byrne stumbles through a legislative interpretative dance. In an interview with radio station VOCM in St. John’s on Tuesday, Mr. Byrne said he thinks what happened should be reviewed under the legal definition of terrorism. “When someone actually coaches or conducts criminal

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