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Writing for Comics at Smithfield MS

(photo courtesy of Mrs. Jackson, Smithfield MS) [posted from main site] Last week, I spent two great days talking about comics with the grade 8 students at Smithfield Middle School. It was all part of Family Literacy Day and it was a great chance to show the students...

Literacy Week in Full Swing

Although it’s billed as being Family Literacy Day, there are reading events happening all week across the country for kids of all ages. As I posted earlier, I am lucky enough to be visiting Smithfield Middle School tomorrow and Friday to talk to the students...

Happy Locally, Wary Federally

My head hurts from one too many celebratory drinks and my legs ache from too much pedalling around trying to ‘pull the vote’ yesterday, but we finally did it: NDP candidate Peggy Nash is now NDP Member of Parliment. With Olivia Chow taking her riding too,...

When you don’t vote, you still vote

Remember if you want to support the Kanadian Kapitalist Klowns this election, don’t vote. Because, in the words of their leader the Klownenfurher: “When you don’t vote, you vote for me and you support the corporations and we’ll conquer the...

Celebrating Family Literacy Day at Smithfield MS

Friday, January 27th is Family Literacy Day across Canada and I’m happy to announce that I’ll be spending two days promoting literacy at Smithfield Middle School here in Toronto. I’ll be there on Thursday January 26th and Friday January 27th,...

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