Many, or most of you reading this essay, will have heard or read Chief Dan George’s, “A Lament for Confederation.”  I’m unsure of when he wrote or recited this essay; possibly sometimes in the 1960’s.  Now, we are supposed to celebrate Canada 150.  Another 50...

I had my right hip replaced in April of 2005 even though the docs thought my heart was too weak that time to do it.  They kept telling me that there were no guarantees that I would wake up after being put under.  I didn’t...