Posts Tagged ‘ John Graves Simcoe ’

Summer 2021 adventures of the Ontario flag reflect bigger issues .. how long can this keep going on?

Jul 20th, 2021 | By | Category: In Brief

COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS, EAST TORONTO OFFICE. Back on Canada Day 2021 Mano Majumdar, a lecturer at Western University’s Ivey Business School, started a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, “to replace the provincial flag with a more distinct and inclusive flag, chosen by democratic means.” For those who may have forgotten (“You mean Ontario has […]

Let’s not call it “Simcoe Day” .. Ontario is a bigger place in a better Canada now

Aug 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Sleeping in a cottage boathouse built by a long-deceased uncle this August civic holiday weekend has prompted some meditations on the varying accomplishments of various generations – and the importance of deciding which ones are most worth remembering today. My uncle’s day job was in an office in the city. But, like my father and […]