Monthly Archives: June 2009

Negative statements and how to ignore them to meet goals

If a person stopped to listen to all the people that told them they couldn’t do something, they would never succeed.  It’s always worth hearing people out when they have advice, whether you asked for or not. But if you…

Man’s sleep-sex defence a waking nightmare for the woman he attacked

KIRK MAKIN From Wednesday’s Globe and Mail, Thursday, Jun. 18, 2009 03:51AM EDT JUSTICE REPORTER After being jolted out of sleep by a stranger raping her after a party, it was almost inconceivable to a 34-year-old Toronto woman that anything…

Mainstream Media vs. the Internet Continued

So often I see stories about mainstream business ventures in the papers and on TV, and rarely do I see a story about a purely online business, at least one that isn’t Google, Twitter, or Facebook anyway.  Why?  What’s the…

Mainstream Media vs. the Internet (Collaboration vs. Competition Continued)

Mainstream media are losing money and some are even going out of business altogether because of the Internet, so the argument goes.  But are they unsuccessful because they are ignoring the Internet? Why? Could it be because the Internet is…

Back to Basics: ‘It’s not what happened that matters to the court, only what you can prove happened’

I hope that’s an accurate quote.  I tried to remember it exactly as I heard it last week in Hamilton where Justice Harvey Brownstone talked about his book, Tug of War.  While he had a lot of informative and entertaining…

Movement on to ‘hear the child’ in court

Kids need to have views considered in family breakups, activists say By Katherine Dedyna, Times ColonistJune 4, 2009       Lawyer Suzanne Williams, with son Elijah, is with UVic’s International Institute for Child Rights and Development: "This is about…

Greyhound bus killer to remain locked up in psych ward

By: Mike McIntyre 3/06/2009 6:53 PM  WINNIPEG — A man who killed a sleeping passenger on a Greyhound bus must remain locked up under heavy security at a Manitoba psychiatric facility, a provincial review board ruled Wednesday.   Enlarge Image …