Monthly Archives: May 2016

The sorry saga of Stone

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Thank you to those who brought attention to the following article regarding Albany, New York’s  “most well-connected and influential lobby firms” law firms waging a costly battle on behalf of the state’s bishops against, amongst other things, the Child Victims … Continue reading

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Back to ‘work’

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Most of the planting is  done.  We went hard at it over the weekend and yesterday – a few odds and ends still, but the worst is over and done with and what’s left to do can be taken care … Continue reading

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Gardening

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So, today was gardening day, day one.  It’s past time to get a few plants in the ground.  The few plants I picked up a week ago were gasping for water so tried as best I could to revitalize them, … Continue reading

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Uh. Oh!

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Uh. Oh.  Someone we know may be in a spot of trouble, again. I spent some time today trying to confirm that recently laid impaired driving charges were laid against someone we ‘know’ on Sylvia’s Site.  Unfortunately police will not … Continue reading

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Just a mistake

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A reader sent a question regarding Father  Philippe de Maupeou – asking if I had information regarding his time at Ottawa’s Saint Paul University financed by Montreal Archbishop Turcotte.  I knew I did, but when I went to double check … Continue reading

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Interview

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I will be  interviewed on radio this morning at around 09:45 am on Ottawa Today with Mark Sutcliffe, 1310 News. Sylvia

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Updates from the courts

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Time for updates from the courts: (1)  Father Linus Bastien (Diocese of London, Ontario) As feared, the “fitness” hearing for Father Linus Bastien scheduled to start yesterday has been postponed:  Bastien was hospitalized. 24 May 2016:  Hearing delayed on whether … Continue reading

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My thoughts

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The three-day fitness trial of Father Linus Bastien’s  was scheduled to begin today (24 May 2016) : 24 -26May 2016: 10 am, fitness hearing set for three days,  Windsor Superior Court of Justice (245 Windsor Avenue) According to EHV there … Continue reading

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Re duty to report

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Today, Tuesday 24 May 2016 is the start of Father Linus Bastien’s  three-day fitness hearing : 24 -26May 2016: 10 am, fitness hearing set for three days,  Windsor Superior Court of Justice (245 Windsor Avenue) I encourage those who can … Continue reading

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Not many surprises?

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Well, not a good way to start off the week. I call it circling the wagons. Ottawa’s Archbishop Terence Prendergast had a statement in yesterday’s Ottawa Sun.  Here is a link: 22 May 2016: “Archbishop: Church must do better, help … Continue reading

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