City Mice and Country Mice

City Mice and Country Mice

What We Choose To Remember Bloc-Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet provoked a viral reaction last month with his interview for La Presse Canadienne about Montreal and the ROQ (rest of Quebec). Blanchet l...
Sam Watts

When journalists identify the wrong scandal

Think Philanthropically The non-profit sector is an economic driver, contributing over 192 billion dollars to Canada’s GDP. Is it scandalous that a few non-profit executives appear to be overpaid?  Probably.  B...
Sam Watts

2024 Wishes – or Resolutions

Think Philanthropically At the beginning of every year many of us have a habit of articulating something we call resolutions.  Some of us even write them down.  In this context, the word “resolution” is define...
Time to realign - Quebec

Time to realign

What We Choose to Remember Every nation has its foundational myths. For Quebec, Nouvelle France was conquered by English-speaking foreigners who have been a plague ever since. Most Anglos I know have encounter...
Sam Watts

Generosity in an Era of Uncertainty

Think Philanthropically It isn’t a secret that Canada is facing a multitude of society-level crises. There is a housing crisis, an opioid crisis, a mental health crisis, a climate crisis, and a crisis of affo...