Accepting Pope Francis’ invitation for bishops to be bold at the Synod of Bishops underway in Rome, Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Dowd of Montreal told the assembly Oct. 16, “If I was pope – I know I’m not, but if I
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Canada, like the US and Mexico, continues to reflect troubles with democracy. In the province of Ontario, each of the major parties – Liberal, Progressive Conservative, and New Democratic – appears to be encouraging parliamentary candidates to step back and
TRUTH, SOLIDARITY, AND LOVE: In recent weeks elected leaders in the United States and Canada have been accused of lying to us, of turning away from electoral promises, of belittling others, and of seeking to divide us, to set us against
It is necessary that governments collect taxes, and apply them toward projects that are in the common interest. Because tax money is being collected from people who may or may not agree with the uses to which they are to
What on earth is the responsible Ontario voter to do?
Now, more than ever, it is vital for us to meet, come to know, and and talk with our candidates. We must question them to determine their position on issues that are important to us, and expect that they will be willing to listen to us as well. And we must follow their progress in the Legislature to ensure that they speak for us. MPPs are elected to represent us, and should not simply follow the dictates of their party leaders.
Source: Globe and Mail - May 7, 2018
Full article at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-what-on-earth-is-the-responsible-ontario-voter-to-do/
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