The many benefits of outdoor education in nature

Dear Editor, A recent letter to the editor published in the Toronto Star highlighted the importance of outdoor education and signalled some alarm bells about...

The many benefits of outdoor education in nature

Dear Editor, A recent letter to the editor published in the Toronto Star highlighted the importance of outdoor education and signalled some alarm bells about...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – The Child Whisperer

The little boy’s plaintive wailing grew louder and louder. Until then, It had been a perfect July weekend at the family’s old cottage: the...

New Perspectives : A Senior Moment – “THE LAST HAYRAH”

Could an old man really replay a long ago wrestling match with a bale of hay? It had been 35 years since I last...

Labour Councils taking a stand

The Ontario government of Doug Ford is taking a five month vacation away from the Ontario Legislature.  MPPs may work in their constituencies during...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “FARMER FOR A DAY”

Actually, it was for only two hours, but it felt like a whole day’s worth of work. Perhaps I should explain. Two days ago, a...

Support your Teachers says reader

To the Editor: Support your teachers! Educators in Ontario are understandably upset. Premier Ford is on a fund-cutting mission and he has targeted teachers. His approach...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “A Father’s Soul”

A Senior Moment                                            ...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “REMEMBERING D-DAY”

It was 1947 and Mrs. G. was proving to be a sullen, uncommunicative Toronto neighbour. As a young child moving with my family into...

The complex meaning behind the Crest

The United Church Crest was recently used in the article we published, 'United Church holds Inaugural Meeting for Change' .  We thought it would...