Category Archives: Ontario

Hero, Demon; Pardon of The Scandalized

In relation to Michael Francis Fallon, the English Catholic Bishop who wanted to keep the French “in their place”, in terms of restrictions on French language education in Ontario. Issue once again of the dysfunction of the involvement of religious … Continue reading

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Regulation 17

Was reading La Rotonde, University of Ottawa student newspaper. Interview by Charley Dutil with Sébatien Pierroz, editor and journalist at TFO–Télévision Française de l’Ontario. Focus of the interview was on community newspapers, though a response to the first question raised … Continue reading

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Pain Court

Driving from Sarnia to Windsor. Came across this crossroads to Pain Court. Took the left. Ended up in town in southwestern Ontario that turns out to be a francophone settlement, which has remained so. Reminded me of when first discovering … Continue reading

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Flatlander

My friend, Neil Remington Abramson, commented as follows (e-mail correspondence and photos reproduced with permission): On the way to Texada. This is taken from the ferry window. Pretty different from Saskatchewan, or Southern Ontario. I wonder if I would be … Continue reading

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