It’s not often that I am on a bus these days where the passengers thank the driver. This morning I happen to be sitting on the bus to Toronto Airport when after the bus driver’s welcome announcement, the entire bus of about 20 people, unexpected by me, let loose with a chorus of “thank you”.… Read More A wink, a nod and a smile to you
My vision for the Canada that I fell in love with so many years ago. As we look towards the rest of this year, is the Harper vision of Canada the same as mine? While many people do not struggle with having a “Canadian” identity, an immigrant often does. In order to even take the step towards citizenship you must first think about, decide and accept what it means to be “Canadian”.… Read More O Canada, Where Art Thou?
There’s nothing like staring out over the ocean in Newfoundland. Oftentimes, it is a stark landscape of sea-battered rocks, salt spray stinging your face and a fierce wind howling around your ears. On rare occasions the fog bank that hovers menacingly to the east gets pushed even farther out to sea and blue sky shines bright.… Read More Panoramic Newfoundland
Have you looked at your Facebook news feed lately? Or perhaps it’s your Twitter? Here are the titles of the blog posts that people are linking to on my Facebook feed: 31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer 25 Kids That Gave Absolutely Brilliant Answers On Their Tests. These Are Hysterically Genius.… Read More 5 Reasons I’m tired of these titles
If you are on Empire Avenue you may have noticed some rather major changes on the platform. And yes I’m being pretty understated. Let me see if I can summarize… Empire Avenue is a platform of social media influencers, marketers, enthusiasts and creatives. Using Empire Avenue’s Missions and Social Stocks game, you can truly grow… Read More Thank you Empire Avenue Community!
South Africa was part of my everyday life in university. I have never been to South Africa. I have never met Mr. Mandela. And yet for much of my university career South Africa loomed large. And now, I find myself looking back, as many are doing, and thinking about what Mr. Mandela meant to the… Read More Talkin’ about a Revolution