Tag Archives: Respect

Ms., Mrs., Mr., Sir, Mam, Madam or …

Canadians are in a tizzy over what to call their guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This isn’t surprising given people’s habit of calling everything that moves—GUYS.  Class and decency are harder and harder to find in our so-called … Continue reading

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Peace, joy and respect for taxpayers’ dollars

“Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words.” – Harlan Miller As Mr. Rodney … Continue reading

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Parents & teachers: teach maturity through respect

Will 2015 be the year parents and teachers teach our youth maturity through respect? Respect for self. Respect for parentS—mother and father. Respect for peers—a girl is not a dude or a guy. Respect for adults—gee, maybe using Ms., Mrs., Madam, … Continue reading

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Pass on respect for our public institutions

Failure to properly address The Speaker of a Legislative Assembly as Madam Speaker, or Mr. Speaker shows a lack of respect for the assembly and the office of The Speaker.  The same can be said for a Premier, a Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Respect Goes Along Way

The falling crime rates in Canada need some perspective.  Sun Media recently provided this here.  The following quotes are particularly revealing. “While most categories of violent crime were down, terrorism-related offences, violent firearms charges and sexual violations of children were … Continue reading

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