I moved from Toronto to Montreal at age 26. After a few months, I got engaged and then I got married, to a Montreal anglophone, and here I am still in Montreal at age 63. I still have trouble getting those French words to come out of my mouth. So here are my excuses. I… Read more
I support Quebec’s Bill 21. This bill, which came into effect in the province in June 2019, bans public employees who hold positions of authority from wearing religious symbols. This includes lawyers, judges, police officers, teachers and school principals. The law is mostly affecting teachers, recently qualified teachers who wish to wear a hijab. Employees… Read more
When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a ballerina. I was living in Scotland, and one day The Black And White Minstrel Show appeared on TV. I thought it was absolutely wonderful. I wanted to be one of those women dancing in the show, with the sparkly costumes and slender legs. It… Read more
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