Guelph Tribune columns

In September 1995 I was recruited by the editor of the Guelph Tribune to contribute a column every two weeks. It was a “from the left” and “from the right” format with four columnists. After a few years, I was the only one left standing. The columns eventually became a weekly feature. I finally stopped writing them in October 2014.

Guelph Tribune, 08 March 2012 Misogyny is the hatred of women. It’s not a pleasant thing to think about today, International Women’s Day, but it just won’t go away . It would be nice to think we could get through at least one day in relative peace, but we won’t. Today, somewhere in Guelph, more than one man will lash out in anger. More than one wife, daughter, sister or mother will be hurt. Domestic violence is ingrained into our culture. A lot of people were justifiably upset and disturbed during this year’s Grammy Awards. That’s where the American music industry honours its big achievers.Read More →