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Ontario Government to Invoke Section 33 of the Constitution

On September 10th, 2018  the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, announced that he will be invoking the so-called ‘Notwithstanding clause’ in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Section 33.) This decision is in response to a court decision that the … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2018

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796. Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2017

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.  Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2016

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.  Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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Toronto: The City of Champions

Recently, the City of Toronto celebrated its 180th birthday.  That made me think, is Toronto the City of Champions?  I believe it is. Toronto has had many successful sports teams of the years, both current and past.  Current sports teams … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Gardens

Today, Maple Leaf Gardens (‘the Gardens’) turns 82 years old.  It opened November 12th, 1931 as the home of the Toronto Maple Leafs ice hockey team.  The Maple Leafs would go on to win the Stanley Cup in their first … Continue reading

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Why the Mayor of Toronto Should Resign

At this point, with all the controversies that Mayor Rob Ford has had to deal with, I personally believe that it is time for him to resign as Mayor of Toronto.  The whole issue with his use of crack cocaine, … Continue reading

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Sir John Graves Simcoe

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.  Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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