For Jenny Greensmith, executive director of Pathways Health Centre for Children in Sarnia-Lambton, helping has always been part of her DNA, from her early days as an educator and later as a specialist in speech pathology.
Author Archives: J.D. Booth
J.D. Booth, our Publisher/Editor, has extensive experience in journalism and corporate communications. A resident of the Sarnia area since 1985, he has worked in industry and media. He was the founding editor and principal writer for a business oriented magazine between 2002 and 2006.
Okay, the election is over. And yes, there are lots of initiatives on the table for bringing a little sanity back to the Ontario government.
It’s called the “fire triangle” and those involved in fighting fires or students of fire science know it as one of the most basic models for understanding the elements necessary for fire—which is said to “an event” rather than “a thing.” The three elements are heat, fuel and oxygen.
It’s the day after Canada Day and as I have done various times over the years, this morning I was thinking back to how I returned to “my home and native land” way back when.
As Doug Bain tells it, deciding he would get his real estate licence—which once took days (it takes months now)—was a decision based on how he could maximize the value of his time.
That’s interesting. Those two words are paired together in a way that draws the reader—or listener—into any one of countless stories that can be told.
It wasn’t much of a surprise last Thursday (at least for some of us) when Ontario voters decided the “best before” date on the incumbent party had expired.
I’m a great believer in serendipitous moments and one of those occurred last week when I bumped into a previous Spotlight podcast guest—Tara Duff Cloes, who owns John Duff Ltd.
It’s election week in Ontario, our “once every four years” opportunity to decide how public policy will translate into not just how much taxes we’ll pay but something much more fundamental than that.
While the idea of having a “generous spirit” might be thought of as one that belongs in a Sunday morning service, there’s an argument—and quite a powerful one at that—that suggests it really is an idea that could change the world.