Monthly Archives: November 2014

In the Kitchen Across the Generations

*first published in the Glebe Report, Nov. 2014 My father had seven brothers and two sisters.   He was one of the youngest and when he was born my grandmother said to my grandfather, “this one doesn’t go to barn, William.  … Continue reading

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Saving CBC sans accents (speech given in Montreal)

En 1949, par referendum, la terre neuve a decide de s’attacher au Canada.  La vote etait 52 pour cent pour le Canada, 48 pour cent contre. Dans les annes 50, j’etais un gamin a St. Jean, Terre neuve.  C’etait par … Continue reading

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