Henry Morgentaler: Order of Canada

Although somewhat unrelated to the general purpose of this website, I feel compelled to express my gratitude to my country for awarding Dr. Henry Morgentaler the Order of Canada. In 2003, Heather Mallick of the Globe and Mail asked, “Why doesn’t this man have the Order of Canada?”* and now, five years later, Dr. Morgentaler […]

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Books and Movies: The Bias of Lists

So in the last couple of days, kottke.org has unearthed two lists that have been a lot of fun to go through: 1001 Books and 1001 Movies that presumably you must read or see before you die. Of course lists such as these are always bittersweet. I’ve read 45 books on the list but have […]

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From the How-To Column

I’d like to start by posting an article I wrote for Inside Mississauga, the magazine I used to co-publish between 2003 and 2005. It’s a couple of years old, but it’s a good summation of my interest in improving awareness of and access to art in Mississauga. In working with art in the suburbs, I […]

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