When communities and the “Reporters’ Gallery Yonder” wither, the roots of democracy die.

By |2020-11-14T10:34:43+00:00November 14th, 2020|Categories: business, community, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadian democracy in decline: An essay (7 min read) “All politics is local." – Tip O'Neill I remember the day, November 27, 2017. A Monday morning. The sky was blue, the coffee fresh, my adrenalin flowing. I said to my computer, “Today’s the day.” For two years, I’d been writing a column in the daily newspaper, Northumberland Today––as a volunteer––and Read more...

Canadian Debate: Be it resolved, Donald Trump can make America great again

By |2016-12-10T00:40:54+00:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: business, politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadians mark the calendar, pay attention, this matters (2 minute read) Just a month before the US election and three days after the first Clinton-Trump debate at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, NY, Canada will have its own debate about Donald Trump and whether he is good, not so good or bad for "We the North" (not the Raptors, all of Read more...