Monthly Archives: November 2013

LETTER TO THE TAXMAN (REVENUE CANADA)

November 16, 2013 Canada Revenue Agency Technology Centre 875 Heron Road Ottawa, ON K1A 1B1 Dear Canada Revenue Agency and “Receiver General” (what a job title; all you do is receive!), I am writing to you in regards to my … Continue reading

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A PSALM IN HONOUR OF TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance (the 15th year of its existence), the day to remember Trans peoples who’ve experienced violence, gone missing, or been murdered for being who they are: Trans. According to the very reliable source Transgriot, … Continue reading

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REENA: A POEM HONOURING REENA VIRK (1983-1997)

Reena Virk, a 14 year old South Asian girl living in British Columbia, Canada was murdered in a racist attack by schoolmates in 1997. Today, November 14 2013, makes it 16 years that Reena was killed. This poem is written … Continue reading

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OP ED: WHY CYCLING IS A POLITICAL ACT

Why Cycling is a Political Act By Chris Michael Burns Photo taken by Jen krukowski at the site of Carla Warrilow’s memorial.   After reading the coverage of the death of cyclist Carla Warrilow, my brain began a familiar process … Continue reading

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