About: MissMae

Recent Posts by MissMae

Heritage Tree Program

[the following announcement was released by FORESTS ONTARIO, a Government of Ontario agency] Forests Ontario and the TD Bank Group have joined together to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial by working with communities across Ontario to commemorate 150 trees through the Heritage Tree program. The program recognizes trees, our living monuments, based on their social, cultural, and historic significance. Many of our oldest and largest trees or even groups of trees are...
Read more

National Canada Film Day: April 19

There must be more that 150 ways to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial, but here is one to write on your calendar for next week. Reel Canada opened their vaults of movies featuring Canadian actors, locations and directors for a nation-wide tribute to our film industry.  Central Library will be offering two family-friendly classics on Wednesday, April 19, in our Ouellette Avenue lobby.  Free for any to attend. 10:00 a.m. to 1:30...
Read more

Government Printer Peeks: Winter 2017

Governments, as with people, use the turning of the year to both examine the past and make proposals for the future.  From the first quarter of 2017, I have selected some health and economic reports that either provide a report card of existing conditions or look forward to coming needs. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth hopes combined private and public initiatives will BUILD A HIGHLY SKILLED AND RESILIENT CANADIAN...
Read more

Government Printer Peeks, year end 2016

From the final quarter of 2016, several themes predominated among government releases. Care of people with chronic conditions or terminal illnesses Understanding the Lived Experience of Individuals, Caregivers and Families Touched by Frailty, Chronic Illness and Dementia in Ontario /  From : the Law Commission of Ontario 118 p. . Care options choosing the best plan for you and the person you care for.  From: Employment and Social Development Canada. ...
Read more

Dear Gentle Reader

The late George Carlin achieved notoriety in the ‘seventies with his comedy routine entitled, “Seven Dirty Words You Can Never Say on  Television”. (see also the 40th anniversary tribute in the Atlantic Magazine ) While dialogue in novels has been salty for much longer, it seems as though in the last few years I am seeing more coarse language in the titles of books.  You may recall the bestselling bedtime story...
Read more

Recent Comments by MissMae