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Into the vortex

I cannot recall many winters as cold as this one. This winter started with a lot of snowstorms in December and then in January we got more snow and the temperatures here in northern Ontario dropped to -30º and felt […]

First and Last

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.” – President Barack Obama, September 23, 2014 Quite a mouthful to swallow! Considering the world we see changing […]


On one of my rare nights to myself recently – during bingo, of course – I happened to tune into one of the Sharknado movies. After about 10 minutes or so, I realized that this was a trite, yet great […]


I stepped outside on what was supposed to be a cold winter day in the middle of February and the first drops of rain landed on my jacket. Quickly, the raindrops turned into freezing rain, hitting the already slick snow-coated […]

Signs of things to come

Newly elected US President Donald Trump has a dream: to “make America great again.” It’s a far cry from anything Martin Luther King Jr. would have endorsed when he had a dream for America. Trump’s first days in the Oval […]

Still standing: Standing Rock resistance remains peaceful and strong

Still standing: Standing Rock resistance remains peaceful and strong

Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline continues to grow at the Standing Rock reservation as the overflow of the original Sacred Stone resistance camp has additional encampments cropping up near the meeting of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers. Known as […]

Broadback on the chopping block

Broadback on the chopping block

“The Cree people of Waswanipi have occupied, governed and protected the land in Waswanipi Eenou Istchee since time immemorial,” said Waswanipi Chief Marcel Happyjack addressing a COMEX hearing in his community on January 19. “As occupants of the land…we have […]