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On Aboriginal Languages in Canada

Following, is my speech on The Senate Bill on Aboriginal Languages. Aboriginal Languages of Canada Bill Second Reading—Debate Continued On the Order: Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Joyal, P.C., seconded by the Honourable Senator Eggleton, P.C., … Continue reading

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Tribute to Judge Bob Kopstein (Originally written in March 2014).

(Originally written in March 2014). This Sunday morning, I got up early in order to attend a morning funeral service at a local synagogue for a dear friend, Judge Robert Kopstein who passed away on Friday from lung cancer. Bob … Continue reading

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On the Tragedy in Orlando

Following is the text of a statement I gave in the Senate about the shooting deaths of 49 people in a Bar in Orlando Florida on June 12, 2016: Honourable Senators, shortly after midnight on Saturday night, our openly gay … Continue reading

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Legacy

Our Legacy God’s head was not turned when our people were created. His eyes were not closed. Nor his thoughts far away on a task of more import. His mind was not distracted, Nor his heart locked away in a … Continue reading

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I was not born to die

I was not born to die. Like everyone else, I will  But I was not born to die. I was born…to live. I was given life for a reason. …..to do something with it. I know I have a purpose. … Continue reading

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CMS First Senate Speech

Speech in the Senate of Canada by the Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair on Bill C-14 (Medical Assistance in Dying) delivered on June 2, 2016 Honourable senators, I couldn’t help but have a feeling of déjà vu here as I was … Continue reading

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If I but could…

If I but could I would reach back into your youth and stop the movement of the brutish hand that hurt and left the scar that lingers in you still. If I but could I’d cover you with shield of … Continue reading

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