Points to Ponder
In the future, the line between entertainment and everything else will be a lot blurrier.
MASTAI, in an essay in Fashion Magazine
We need more people going into politics [out of] a sense of civic duty, not [as] a career path, so they do what they think is right, as opposed to what they think will win them votes.
British Columbia Green Party MLA ANDREW WEAVER on CBC Radio’s
The Sunday Edition
Who’s behind the camera affects what
happens on the camera. It will only change when there are
more women in the studios as studio heads. Film director, writer and producer PATRICIA ROZEMA, to CBC News, following the Harvey Weinstein scandal
There is a part of you that feels a confidence in what you do, a strength in your own voice. Another part is always learning and feels as open to newness as a student.
Designer ERDEM MORALIOGLU,
There have been so many times in my life when an invitation has come from somewhere ... the cosmos ... the divine ... to step out of the familiar into something new. I’ve found it’s best to listen for and follow these promptings.
BRUCE COCKBURN, in Exclaim!
It is simply unacceptable that Canadians should die of tuberculosis and that we should have rates that are some of the highest in the world.
Minister of Indigenous Services
JANE PHILPOTT, in Chatelaine
So, at the core of every decision made about concussions is a singular understanding: no hits to the head—no excuses. And at the core of the obligation to make those decisions and act is another understanding: the risk to the game’s players is not fair, not right and not necessary.
Former NHLer KEN DRYDEN
I’ve never been one to crave attention, which I know means that this is probably the worst career to pick.
Singer ALESSIA CARA,
in Rolling Stone
No matter where I am, folks always tell me, “You put the words to this feeling that I’ve always had, that I didn’t really know how to define.”
Bestselling poet RUPI KAUR, in The Globe and Mail
The immigration agents employed under Macdonald, under Laurier, under Borden, under Mackenzie
King were all instructed that if people were urban or they had educations or they had trades or they had ambitions to start businesses, they should be rejected. They should be encouraged to go to the United States instead. We only wanted farmers.
Journalist DOUG SAUNDERS, author of Maximum Canada: Why 35 million
Canadians are not enough
What boosts your confidence is hard work and achievement. If you take a helicopter to the top of the mountain or you climb the mountain, which one is going to bring you more satisfaction?
father of professional hockey players P.K., Jordan and Malcolm Subban,
in The Globe and Mail