The Cheltenham Badlands Are Closed

Nestled unexpectedly within the idyllic Caledon Hills an hour north of Toronto lies a Martian landscape known as the Cheltenham Badlands. It has been one of my favourite photographic locations since I learned of it while on location for a television show in the late ’90s. During my initial visit, I knew that there were […]

Could we ever know each other in the slightest without the arts!

As a continuation of yesterday’s blog, “Ordinary folks don’t care about arts”, the following quote about the arts being an essential part of culture is actually featured right on the Canadian $20 bill. The fact that Prime Minister Stephen Harper considers it “a niche issue” shows how out-of-step he is with his country. “Could we […]

“Ordinary folks don’t care about arts.”

Saddly this comes from the Prime Minister of Canada. – Ordinary folks don’t care about arts: Harper Source: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sparked a culture war in the federal election campaign with a claim that “ordinary people” don’t care about arts funding. I especially like this part: Under fire for his government’s […]