SCOC First Nations Lobster

The Supreme Court of Canada is not to blame for lack of “moderate livelihood” definition.

Thankful 2020

I’m feeling a bit guilty for having so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week-end. Being retired, I can engage with the outside world at my own convenience and at the quiet times of the day and week. I live in New Brunswick where the Premier is decisive and aggressive in taking action to […]

The Swan Project

This article excited and inspired me when it was originally published in 2010. I think it could make a wonderful play or movie. Lane DeGregory is a Pulitzer Prize journalist with the now Tampa Bay Times. I’m posting this copyright material because the article has already disappeared once in a Times IT update. I’m afraid […]

Golden era in NB

Walter Learning died this week. The Newfoundlander who founded and directed Theatre New Brunswick’s first years was part of a group who made the1970s and 1980s a golden era in New Brunswick culture. Alden Nowlan, Leo Ferrari, Miramichiers Ray Fraser, David Adams Richards, and Jim Stewart and Premier Richard Hatfield were the principals. Individually and […]

Golden era in New Brunswick

Walter Learning died this week. The Newfoundlander who founded and directed Theatre New Brunswick’s first years was part of a group who made the1970s and 1980s a golden era in New Brunswick culture. Alden Nowlan, Leo Ferrari, Miramichiers Ray Fraser,  David Adams Richards, and Jim Stewart and Premier Richard Hatfield were the principals.  Individually and […]

Foster children need affection

December 10, 2019 New Brunswick children in foster or group homes are being horribly neglected and abused by the structure of the system that is supposed to rescue and support them. The Telegraph Journal’s series Broken Homes is a heart wrenching eye opener. Mike Landry and Michael Robinson with a side commentary by Nathalie Sturgeon, […]

Banks’ dangerously neglect clients

The major banks and credit card companies are carelessly dangerous in the treatment of their customers. For example, when I once found a lost credit card card (National Bank) I called to report it and was INSTRUCTED to take it to a police station. The operator also refused to inform the owner of the card […]

Free speech again in peril

Friday, August 18, 2017 There is a graphic going around Facebook that illustrates the thinking of Karl Popper. The core of the graphic is Popper’s idea that unlimited tolerance leads to the victory of the intolerant and, therefore, intolerance. https://i.redd.it/tlyoidfqe3gz.png https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Popper That idea is being promoted this week in light of the events in Charlottesville […]

No Senate appointment for me

I had a birthday two weeks ago. As life goes on, our options rapidly shut down. For me, my dreams of playing for the Leafs in the NHL died by the time I was 13. The thought that I could be a rock star on the drums vanished soon after that. My adoration of Esther […]

Chris Daigle Eulogy – July 22, 2017

Chris Daigle Eulogy July 22, 2017 (Died July 16, 2017 Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome in the second century, said “It is not death that a man should fear, but never beginning to live”. I don’t know if Chris Daigle ever heard of Marcus Aurelius but she made certain his warning would never apply to […]

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