A friend of many decades, and founder of organizations for Canadian writers and artists, writer Graeme Gibson, died Wednesday at the age of 85.
Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
Many thanks to Culture Minister Mélanie Joly for announcing a review of Canadian cultural policy. It's the task of all sentient public officials to get in and bolster this crucial sector.
"In Canada, the refugee crisis has become synonymous with the Syrian refugee crisis," said Daniel Tseghay. While Canada pats itself on the back, we must advocate for refuge in Canada for all refugees.
Today's post examines the possibility that new policy innovations might also be stymied by the TPP, further limiting Canadian cultural policy.
The intersection between the TPP and Canadian cultural policies is likely to emerge as one of the more controversial aspects of the TPP.
Why do so many Canadian crime shows fail and why do others succeed? The answer may be in Canada's own history of violence and how we choose to deal with it.
If we'd been more successful in creating a robust, conventional Canadian nationalism, who knows -- the country mightn't have as handily beaten back the nasty nativism cultivated by Harper.
Don't miss this interview as Rossif talks about his move into acting, why he's a storyteller at heart and why he feels "we're all in this together."
Listen in as Paul talks about the complexities of war, how the world is "not settling down" and about his encounter with absolutes.