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Posts Tagged ‘Social Justice

Local organizations fail to commemorate Montreal Massacre

December 17, 2009

As Canadians marked the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, when Marc Lapine killed14 young women inside the L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, it felt very disheartening. Sunday was the actual anniversary. But earlier in the week, Minister for the Status of Women Helena Guergis held a tribute ceremony in the House of Commons foyer. It […]

What will it take to find peace?

December 17, 2009

There was an intriguing story involving chocolate told by Rev. Doug Brown during the Remembrance Day service at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Cobourg last Sunday that deserves repeating. (For those in attendance, no notes were taken. So please forgive any minor variances.) During the children’s lesson, Rev. Brown invited about a half dozen kids […]