Tag: Rocky Jones

The committees don’t work, of course, because of the people in charge. But the system itself makes that failure possible, even inevitable. Michael Wernick testifies at the House of Commons Justice Committee. This column first appeared in the Halifax Examiner April 8, 2019. Quick now, what does Judy Wilson-Raybould v Justin Trudeau, Gerald Butts, Michael […]

Back in the fall of 1968, Stokely Carmichael’s mere presence scared the hell out of Halifax. Are there lessons for today? The column first appeared in the HalifaxExaminer December 3, 2018. Last month, the Bank of Canada released its new $10-banknote featuring an image of Viola Desmond, the iconic Canadian civil rights pioneer who refused to give […]