Fall Suppers are a great time for family and community to come together. As a kid, I fondly remember running around in the Friedensfeld Hall – my growing stomach had never experienced all-you-can-eat turkey and lemon pie.
I have had many constituents ask me, in recent days, about what is happening in Ottawa. How does prorogation work? What exactly is the Throne Speech? What should people expect, and will the Government be brought down?
Last week was National Trucking Week, an annual time when various provincial trucking associations honour the job that our professional drivers do ensuring that the shelves of our stores remain stocked for customers and that online packages get delivered.
Responsible, compassionate governments, whether on the right or on the left, have always struggled with poverty. Who can deny that poverty exists. The question is what does one do about it.
These days we often hear and see the slogan “Defund the Police”. I would like to draw our attention to the word “defund”.
As you all know the label on the plant at the greenhouse is pretty important. When buying tomatoes for instance, you would want to know if your plant is going to bear big fruit or little ones.
While I don’t believe we should keep a legalistic tab of what we do for other people and ensuring that we get our dues back from them; I do believe it is good to be our brother’s-keeper, which actually means our world’s-keeper.
Earlier this week Canada’s Parliamentary Budget Officer presented Canadians and the Liberal Government with a severe warning. The current rate of government spending is “unsustainable” beyond 1-2 years.
While summer is not officially over, it is hard not to notice that there has been a change in the air with the beginning of September.