What is the (educational) tipping point? It might be here. 

There are some significant issues in education in Ontario – and many other jurisdictions – that are alarming and make me wonder – what is the tipping point? When does the whole thing fall off the rails? Some people feel we have surpassed that point and now educate their children in privately funded institutions. I […]

The wall of abuse

Amidst the news of catastrophic earthquakes, hurricanes and attacks on innocent people, the announcement of Bill Cosby’s retrial date being set has understandably slipped under the radar. The recent revelations about Harvey Weinstein may refocus attention on influential people and their abuse of power through sexual assault. Cosby’s retrial will undoubtedly find its place in […]

Gravitas

Gravitas – high seriousness (as in a person’s bearing or in the treatment of a subject); a person who is a deep thinker In the world of words I do not know, this one happened into my life at an interesting moment. My previous blog post, What Everybody Echoes, talked about how, for much of my life, I […]