Sam Watts

Intentional Compassionate Action

Think Philanthropically “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” - Coretta Scott King It is generally not wise to question the perspective of Coret...
Multilingual Reality

Multilingual Reality

What We Choose To Remember I remember vividly the first time I became an honorary francophone. It was at a New Year’s Eve party where I made a friend who shared my taste in music. Late in the evening she turne...
Giving

The Giving Season – an alternative way to give

Think Philanthropically I want to take this opportunity to wish the readers of this column a very wonderful holiday season.  I also want to thank all of you for your commitment to supporting the many important...

A red and orange island in a blue, blue sea

What We Choose To Remember When I accepted Peter Kerr’s offer to write this column I saw it as an opportunity to engage in a conversation with Montrealers about why we choose to live here. Most of the Anglos a...