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New generation of women find their voices in politics

By Gerry Chidiac / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Angela Merkel has announced that this will be her last term as German chancellor. This…

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We need not fear the voices of our children

By Gerry Chidiac / March 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nelson Mandela said, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the…

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We need to confront the history of slavery in Canada

By Gerry Chidiac / March 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Newly-elected U.S. congressional representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently said, “Until America tells the truth about itself,…

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Taking responsibility for past wrongs and lifting a veil of secrecy

By Gerry Chidiac / February 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Dalai Lama recently stated, “I feel optimistic about the future because humanity seems to…

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Getting the most out of life by being your best

By Gerry Chidiac / February 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

For 30 years, Gillette used “The best a man can get” as its tagline. It…

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The lessons we can all learn from the brave women of the Congo

By Gerry Chidiac / February 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Canadian Gen. Romeo Dallaire stated, “At its heart, the Rwandan story is the failure of…

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The world needs what you have to offer

By Gerry Chidiac / February 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

In the world of education, we’re preparing our students for an uncertain future. Some of…

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Music can touch our hearts and give us hope

By Gerry Chidiac / January 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Lebanese-American writer Kahlil Gibran said, “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the…

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It’s foolish to attempt to place a dollar value on human potential

By Gerry Chidiac / January 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

As part of my Social Justice 12 class, I have students present their research on…

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Power of the Catholic church can tear down walls – even along borders

By Gerry Chidiac / January 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

As tensions mount in the United States over whether a wall should be built along…

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