Category Archives: Politics

Resource Issues

Commissioner Don Head testified at the Ashley Smith inquest today. He kept going back to resource issues and his budget. He actually said, at one point, “my money” …. as in, he has limited resources and he has to decide … Continue reading

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Comment Threads show Canadians are paying attention to Ashley Smith Inquest

Was reading Ashley Smith inquest: Corrections chief tried to duck testifying at the cbc.ca site and wandered through the comment threads…. haven’t done that for awhile. What a difference!!! Honestly, when the Fifth Estate documentary first came out and I … Continue reading

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No Stream Today?

Gotta love this whole web-streaming thing…  no idea what’s going on at the Ashley Smith inquest today – and no way to know if there is a delay of some sort, or if someone just forgot  to turn the stream … Continue reading

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Ashley Smith Inquest Resumes

Well, the summer is over, school is back in session, and as of tomorrow, 9-Sep, the Ashley Smith Inquest will resume again. Time to clear my side table and swipe my laptop back from hubby (I work on my desktop, … Continue reading

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There’s more to Liberals than scandals…

according to Kathleen Wynne, that is…. we should all look beyond the gas plants, eHealth, Ornge scandals…. lost not lost emails, and huge amounts of taxpayer money that has essentially been flushed… Yeah okay …. I’ll look beyond …. guess … Continue reading

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SO IRKED

So many things are aggravating me today. Mr. Harper, of course…. it sickens me that he (& others) couldn’t even be bothered to wait until the victims of the tragedy in Lac-Megantic were identified &/or recovered (funding cuts, don’t you know) before he … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2013

Had to go down to my accountant’s office this morning – Revenue Canada doesn’t seem to like me any more… last couple of years, they’ve found reasons to harass me…don’t know if that’s related to the fact that I’ve become … Continue reading

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Still Watching the Ashley Smith Inquest….

…but have not, obviously, been writing as much about it lately. Partly that is just because I’ve been busy – end of semester, job search, and busy time of year for hubby’s business… but partly, I think, it is because … Continue reading

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How many more…?

And if they don’t wind up dead, does that mean we don’t have to care about their suffering? I was home watching the Ashley Smith inquest today.. hubby, though, was out killing bedbugs…and on his way back, happened to catch … Continue reading

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Inquest is not enough

While the inquest into Ashley Smith’s death while in the custody of CSC is important, it is, I believe, not enough. As Coralee Smith, Ashley’s mom, testified this week at the inquest, a broader inquiry is needed. The report by … Continue reading

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