Elder Voice

Ramblings, rants and perhaps a few great ideas by Richard E. Ward.

Remembrance Day – In Flanders Fields – Leonard Cohen

Tomorrow is November 11. It is Remembrance Day in Canada. Leonard Cohen recites “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae In Flanders Fields “In Flanders Fields” is a war poem written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May 3, 1915, after presiding over the …

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Ujjal Dosanjh – a great Canadian

Ujjal Dosanjh is a great Canadian from my personal point of view. If Canadians had more men like him who entered politics Canada would be a better country. He continues to write and speak out about important issues. His website is www.ujjaldosanjh.org/ The information that follows was clipped from Wikipedia and I think it makes …

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Kingston, Ontario becomes the first Canadian municipality to endorse basic income

This is a significant event and a milestone in Canada. Kingston City Council in Ontario is the first Canadian municipality to endorse a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG). In a vote held on Tuesday, December 15, the policy idea was unanimously endorsed with a 13-0 outcome in favour. The successful motion calls for a “national discussion …

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The time is now for a Basic Living Guarantee for all citizens

The time is now for a Basic Living Guarantee for all Canadian citizens. A Basic Living Guarantee Now would include at least the 10 following items: Basic income guarantee Basic daycare guarantee Basic dental care guarantee Basic disabled care Basic education guarantee Basic health care guarantee Basic housing guarantee Basic pharma care guarantee Basic senior …

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