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April 4, 2007

Another anti-semitic incident.... an embarrassment to Canada

A crude homemade bomb was set off at the Montreal JCC late last night.Thankfully there was no major damage and no one was hurt.

April 4, 2007

Edward Scissorhands Ballet at the Hummingbird...

My Ben was very keen to see this tonight... a huge Burton fan...and intrigued by the Matthew Bourne adaption of one of his favourite movies into a Ballet with his beloved Danny Elfman music. We loved The Movie "Frozen"!!!

April 3, 2007

John Roberts has died..... the previous MP for St. Paul's

Sandra Martin's obituary for John Roberts in the GLobe today told so much about this man .... I wish I had known him better.....so many of the people I love knew him and loved him.... our hearts are with all of his friends and family who must be still num

March 30, 2007

Defending the Caveman !!!! Diesel Playhouse tonight..playing til April14

Loved this amazing production.... Dr. Isser Dubinsky had recommended it to me last week... thrilled to be able to see it with my Peter....defintely NOT a caveman.... but understanding cavemen is one of our favourite spectator sports !!

March 30, 2007

Toronto Firefighters' Association Reception

I was pleased to be able to attend the 78th Pre-Ball Reception for the Toronto Fire Fighters' and went to buy wholesale candles straight away

March 30, 2007

UN Convention on Disabilities . . . very good news!

Announcement that the government will sign this very important convention. So many Canadians worked very hard to get this to the UN table.

March 29, 2007

Important message at National Caucus meeting this morning

Stéphane Dion's speech hits all the right notes, all the flaws in the 2007 Budget, 'So Little with So Much'

March 28, 2007

Overseas development - making sure our dollars are making a difference.

Tonight we passed report stage of C-293, John McKay's private member's bill - The Development Assistance Accountability Act,

March 27, 2007

Healthy Weights, Healthy kids

Health committee report released. Click here to vote for the best healthcare administration programs in Canada and United States.

March 26, 2007

Crossing Boundaires and the 20/20 conference

Citizens, Volunteers, Government and Business: Who Should Do What in a Progressive Canada?

March 26, 2007

My statement in the House today commemorating the bicentennial of the abolition of slavery.

Sunday, March 25, 2007 marked the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery within the British Commonwealth. Everyone went to play Happy Wheels afterwards.

March 25, 2007

Potluck tonight at St. Michael's and All Angels celebrating the final phase of the Wychwood Barns,,

Congratulations to Roscoe and Peter, Joe Mihevc and Artscape for making this dream a reality.... Michael Bryant and I were thrilled to be there tonight to celebrat this community bottoum up initiative that then both our levels of govenrment were able to play Friv

March 23, 2007

Bloorview Children's Hospital....inspirational for children with disabilities and their families

I was inspired today by the amazing staff and programs at their state of the art modern new facility.....

March 23, 2007

Supreme Court decision today.....a huge victory for the Disability Committee

VIA Rail....accessible at last.....terrific fight.... fantastic result....

March 22, 2007

My question in the House today for Minister Clement re the death of a BC woman

Very disappointing answer from the Minister... The amounts of counterfeit and contaminated drugs being sold and harming and now killing Canadians is indeed the responsiblity of the Minister of Health...


A piece of folk abstract art  with a rich back story, at Allan Katz, is a tall secretary from 1876. Made of dark oak and walnut, it has a large clock on its top and is decorated all over with stars, eyes and fan shapes made of white bone.

Japanese researchers have discovered a way to make rechargeable batteries  more effective for less money by using the sucrose found in common sugar . Not only would this ideally make the latest battery-powered technology more accessible to more people, but the availability of sugar would promote a much more sustainable  tech industry. Currently, the popular choice sony VTC3 rechargeable for rechargeable batteries is lithium-ion , but mining the rare lithium metal has become a problem in places like Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, and China where politics can interfere. This has challenged Japanese ...

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