Category Archives: Education

Does Canada Remember?

November 11th marks Remembrance Day in Canada. Many of us will solemnly pay respect to the men and women who served our country and fought to preserve the values we so deeply believe. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the legions poppy campaign and the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong. We almost forget the second world war was fought on multiple fronts. It wasn’t just Germany but also Japan in the Pacific theatre who would wage war against the Allies. The battle would see the British colony fall to the Japanese. The lives of 290 Canadian soldiers would be lost on the battlefield and 264 would perish in Japanese POW camps over the next four years. Another 493 brave Canadian soldiers would bare the physical scars of battle forever and countless would suffer from the mental scars left behind from the gruesome realities of war.    Continue reading

COVID-19 and the “Social Distancing” Paradox.

Social distancing has become synonymous with the arrival of SAR-CoV-2 and the global COVID-19 pandemic. As more and more people become sick and COVID-19 takes more lives one of the tactics being used to fight transmission is the idea of social distancing. Essentially avoiding social gatherings, staying in your homes and remaining six feet away from other people. Continue reading

Too Little, Too Late, Kathleen…

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The pro-labour Ontario Liberals are about to make enemies of their bedfellows. Kathleen Wynne has opted to introduce back to work legislation in the five week old strike that has more than 500,000 Ontario college students on the verge of losing the semester. Ironic considering the deadline for students to ante up for next semester is this week.    Continue reading

Does Canada Remember?

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November 11th marks Remembrance Day in Canada. Many of us will solemnly pay respect to the men and women who served our country and fought to preserve the values we so deeply believe. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of The Battle of Passchendaele. Victory on the muddy Belgian battlefield would prove costly. The lives of 4,000 Canadian soldiers would be lost, 12,000 would bare the physical scars from their wounds forever and countless others would suffer from the mental scars left behind from the gruesome realities of war.    Continue reading