Heartbreak in Calgary

I was saddened to hear of the April 15 slaying of the five young people who were associated with the University of Calgary. The awful news evoked a number of […]

Everything is one - We are all connected

I was in Nanaimo in late January to participate in the winter convocation ceremonies of Vancouver Island University.  This university offers a variety of certificate, diploma, undergraduate and master degree […]

Dorothy Grant

I had the privilege this morning to meet Canada’s outstanding elementary and secondary school teachers. 27 of our nation’s best educators were in Ottawa as recipients of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence and for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. Their visit coincided with World Teachers’ Day which is held annually on October 5th.