This whole movement to move the statues started way down South. From what I saw reported, a long-simmering discontent with thousands (literally) of monuments to the Confederacy scattered across the southern U.S. states hit a boiling point after the shooting of black church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015. It was discovered the shooter had a fixation on Confederate rebels and their role in upholding white supremacy.

The Canada Coast Guard and Department of Fisheries and Oceans presented an update on the new Search and Rescue Centre planned for James Bay at the September 12, 2018 monthly meeting of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA). The presentation was preceded by an intense CALUC discussion.

“Autumn is a second spring…

All gardeners, new and old, get excited in spring, running about buying plants and sowing seeds. But experienced Victoria gardeners get just as bouncy in the fall, knowing it’s a wonderful time to plant all sorts of delightful things.

I don’t do “spring cleaning”. I don’t have the energy or will power to tackle everything all at once, certainly not just because it’s the season. When I feel energetic (or curious about what’s lurking beneath), I tackle a specific job. Today, it was “the kitchen drawer.”