Two Cents Blog

A new GG and a missed opportunity

By Destine Lord, IRG director and proud Canadian of Afro-Caribbean descent There is no doubt that Julie Payette is an impressive woman with even more impressive credentials. She is an astronaut, computer engineer, and pilot. In her spare time, she’s an accomplished pianist and choral singer who just happens to speak six languages. To say…

Reconciliation might be like spring after a long winter

Posted in the Two Cents Blog on April 7, 2017. It was a long winter for some, the snow and cold seemed to last forever. But spring is almost here. Perhaps this is how change happens. Perhaps this is how reconciliation might happen. Canada has been through a long dark winter – the history of…