Facing Autism in New Brunswick: For Conor Control Can Make A Difference: HERSHEY"S KISSES Christmas Bells, Autism and Sensory Challenges

Conor would always react negatively when he heard the Hershey’s Kisses Christmas bells  commercial. The sound of the bells, even the sight of the bells, almost invariably agitated him. Recently I recorded a couple of Frosty the Snowman shows for Conor using our television DVR system. The Hershey’s Kisses Christmas bells commercial was included as ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Budgeting Control and Resources #nlpoli

Shortly after the 2003 general election, the newly elected Conservative politicians accepted a proposal to cut down the number of health boards and education boards across the province. Save money, they said. Save money, the politicians repeated. And so it happened. As it turned out, the consolidation didn’t save any money.  It certainly didn’t reduce ...

The Scott Ross: A Tragedy

Canada is one country out of 193 and most Canadians currently think we can do nothing about our economy; yet when one person out of seven billion uses a gun to kill we think we know the problem and how to solve it. Either we as a society recognize our ability to shape and influence ...

Canadian Progressive World: Duly Quoted: Chris Hedges On Occupy Wall Street And “The Canadian Prime Minister”

This is a quote from a popular article on Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama and the corrupting influence of corporate power, by award-winning journalist & activist, Chris Hedges. In the article, Hedges asks the same questions Canadian progressives now ask themselves everyday: What happened to Canada? “Global financiers are the new colonizers. They ...