Bring on the elections!

This was the year we were supposed to ring in mask-free, sipping bubbly from crystal and nibbling expensive delicacies with a few hundred of our closest friends.

Purple scarves a symbol of courage

People may have noticed more purple scarves than usual lately. November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month, and the purple scarf is the symbol of the courage it takes a woman to leave her abuser.

Time to stop the applause

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a comedian did not violate Quebec Charter rights regarding free speech by mocking disabled child singer Jérémy Gabriel for years.

Time for government to take action

A strange thing happened on the way to getting control over the COVID-19 pandemic – local businesses and community organizations started stepping in where senior levels of government feared to tread.