Category Archives: Communication

Remembrance Day 2016

On Remembrance Day in Canada (called Veteran’s Day in the States) I am often reflective (as I was in a post 5 years ago). I remember in Junior High (I think it was in English class, Grade 8), I had … Continue reading

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Candlelight Vigil for Orlando

I was at church this morning when I was told about the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando: now the worst shooting in U.S. history, it was apparently motivated by hatred for queer people. It was a hard thing … Continue reading

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Pow Wow 2016

Yesterday Tim and I attended our first event sponsored by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (NCCT). It was quite interesting; we stayed to see a significant amount of the dancing and the discussions. Although I know that I felt … Continue reading

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Kathleen Wynne Speaks

Next Monday May 9 the Premier of the province, Kathleen Wynne, will appear as a guest at my church, St. Johns York Mills. She is the leader of the party that It will be an evening that will focus on … Continue reading

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Harper’s War on Data

I’ve already touched a bit about this (Bowles, 2015), but for me this is an important issue. I have worked as a data scientist for the last couple of decades: working in and out of open data, with demographics, across to … Continue reading

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Easter Morning 2015

Easter is a special time for me and for my family: a time of rebirth and renewal. This year I attended a sunrise service; the first time at my current church (Saint Johns York Mills). About a dozen of us … Continue reading

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Homeless Cold

In my stream of daily pictures, I thought this one… a screen shot from my computer of The Weather Network… was notable because it marks the first time this year that the temperature dipped below 0° Fahrenheit (-17.8° C) in the … Continue reading

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