Included in an article “Battles won, war far from over” november 16, 2016 in the Edmonton Metro, Laurie Blakeman’s reference to “50 year old white guys” remains and should be viewed as nothing less that hateful, sexist and racist by every definition. For a person of this stature to publicly express these views, and perhaps more importantly not be charged with inciting hate is simply confounding. These hateful comments, again by a person of this stature should leave the over 300,000 men in this country who are custodial single parents fearful for their futures. This not to mention the amazing rural and urban fathers whoRead More →

I was surely not surprised to see the decision of the Alberta Court regarding the immediate suspension of an individual’s drivers license in an impaired driving event. I do agree with the court’s decision. This in that we must be always be vigilant in the care of our basic rights. This sometimes regardless of a “however justified”  emotional response. All of our rights must be protected within the framework of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We as citizens should expect nothing less from the Courts.  At that same time however, it is our absolute responsibility to challenge the wisdom of the court shouldRead More →