It's the new year, but I have to comment on our Prime Minister's Christmas message from a D&I perspective. You can watch it here. Powerful Messages There are many beautiful messages in there: - compassion - giving and giving back - supporting folks in our communities - reaching out to … [Continue reading] Broadening Inclusion – what we can learn from Justin Trudeau’s Christmas message
This past week I hard-pressed to find a menorah anywhere. Christmas trees, yes. But a menorah? I live in a condo, and the Christmas tree went up in the lobby on Dec. 7. When I called the management office to find out if a menorah was going to appear I was told no, and that I’d have to write a letter … [Continue reading] Happy Holidays (plural)
Happy Kwanzaa! Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! All of these major festivals (and maybe others) are being celebrated this week in some places around the world. If you aren’t aware of these holidays (and I’m guessing, that by default if you are in North America, you’ll at least be aware of the … [Continue reading] Festivals of Light
If you live in North America, it’s hard to not know that this coming weekend is Christmas. Many of us have been bombarded with decorations, commercials, Santas in shopping malls, and Christmas carols on the radio and in stores for the last month – sometimes more! If you’re Christian, or if you’re … [Continue reading] It’s Holiday Time!
It's that time of the year. There are a few celebrations converging, even though in Toronto we are only really bombarded with one. Everywhere. From the music in the shopping malls, to the beer ads in the bus shelters, you can't get away from Christmas. And if you step into a dollar store, you might … [Continue reading] Happy Holidays…?