The New “R”: Educating for Respect

The New “R”What do we need to know about Canadian citizenship? More than we might think, according to Judge David Arnot, Chief Commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. To the traditional two R’s of Canadian citizenship, rights and responsibilities, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission is adding a third R: respect. Respect for human dignity. […]

Why blog?

I’ve been a fan of biography and autobiography for as long as I have been able to read. My favourite childhood books were about quirky people.  Or philosophizing bears.  Ok, maybe Winnie-the-Pooh is not exactly biography in the established mode.  But Christopher Robin does say that Pooh likes to hear stories about himself, and this […]