About 5 years ago in June, on a Saturday morning I was driving down Yonge street. At Yonge and Bloor and for some of my readers who live outside Toronto, that is a  business intersection, but it was Saturday morning and all was quiet. There must have been a problem with the subway system as there were Continue Reading


About 2 years ago I did an article on the “parking ticket “scam in the city of Toronto. Recently two news articles awakened my attention to this issue. I do not intend to go over my original piece except to suggest that it be read again. Nothing has changed for the better. Everything still applies Continue Reading


My first personal encounter with aboriginal people came when we opened a drug store in Sudbury in the 1960’s. I was used to getting requests for rubbing alcohol from the poor in Toronto. It was a cheap way to get drunk after the liquid was distilled. In Sudbury the request usually came from natives. I Continue Reading