November 02, 2015 - 11:30 am
Legal Ease, Oct. 30
Be Careful, Good Samaritans
Most of us remember the parable of the Good Samaritan.
According to the Gospel of Luke (10:29–37) a traveller is stripped of clothing, beaten, and left half dead along the road.
First a priest and then a Levite come by, but both avoid the man.
Finally, a Samaritan comes by and helps the injured...
October 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm
My Little Corner of Canada, Oct. 23
A Liberal Wave
Justin Trudeau kicked the Tories out of power and knocked the NDP back to third party status in the House of Commons. It was a crushing defeat for Harper and Mulcair.
The long election campaign began with the three parties virtually tied in the public opinion polls. During the long campaign, the...
October 23, 2015 - 1:15 pm
Legal Ease, Oct. 23
The Defence Lawyer
The role of a defence lawyer is widely misunderstood, but it’s important to understand if you are ever in trouble and need a lawyer.
A defence lawyer’s job is to get the best possible result for the accused consistent with what the accused decides and legal ethics.
In doing that job, the lawyer...
October 16, 2015 - 2:45 pm
Legal Ease, Oct. 16
End of Life: Can I Say What I Want Done?
Although it is scary to think about, we all come to the end of our lives.
Obviously it would be best if the end happened quickly after a long and healthy life but sometimes, all too often, death and dying takes a prolonged period.
That raises the question of treatment while you are ill. Can you...
October 16, 2015 - 1:19 pm
My Little Corner of Canada, Oct. 16
A Liberal Minority?
Trudeau and the Liberals seem to have broken out of a very tight race and jumped ahead of the Tories and the NDP.
The polls suggest that the votes drifting away from the NDP could be landing onto the Liberal column. The NDP seem to have fallen back to their traditional level of support, the low 20...
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