Cathy Majtenyi

Cathy Majtenyi

Cathy Majtenyi is a public relations officer who specializes in research communications at an Ontario university. 

He was exhausted, lonely, in pain and occasionally maligned. But he carried a vision in his head and a love in his heart that kept him going despite the circumstances.

It was a made-in-Ontario experiment based on a concept put forth by such thinkers as Conservative Canadian Hugh Segal and American free-market advocate Milton Friedman: a basic income guarantee, something like Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement. 

It’s the timing that makes Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s cap-and-trade announcement particularly ironic.

On June 1, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada held a national event that many of today’s young people would find highly challenging: spending one hour away from their smartphones.

The pipette appears on the screen and sucks up a dot, which is actually human sperm that has been genetically altered. Then the small laboratory tool pierces the membrane of a human egg, releases the sperm, “and you have changed the genetic destiny of that embryo,” notes television host Bill Whitaker. “Yes, we believe so,” nods scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov. 

Why won’t Pope Francis issue a formal apology for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s residential school system? 

Coming to a location near you: OCS, the Ontario government’s latest retail venture, set to open its doors later this year.

It’s a sneaky way to make a government look progressive, a religion look regressive, and to divide a congregation.

About a week after Ontario’s new minimum wage kicked in, I grabbed a sandwich at a well-known coffee shop.
The scene in the movie The Nativity Story where Mary jumps off the cart after returning from Elizabeth’s house always chokes me up.
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