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EDITORIAL: Don Cherry’s deeply revealing words (Nov. 2019)

December 9th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Don Cherry made it easy for Rogers’s-owned Sportsnet to fire him on Nov. 11. His attack on newcomers for not wearing symbols of allegiance (the poppy) advances a very non-Canadian agenda that is entirely contrary to the values that our soldiers and allies fought for over several wars.  It’s not so much that times have changed and Cherry’s views have failed to evolve, but that we believe Cherry is advancing views that were never very Canadian. The fact that he was fired on Remembrance Day is the real tribute to those troops.

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Tags: Annex · Editorial · Opinion

Caring about Caribana: Festival connects Annex resident to her roots

September 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Caring about Caribana: Festival connects Annex resident to her roots

Sherrill Sutherland took part in her ninth Caribana parade this past summer. Courtesy Liivi Sandy.

By Liivi Sandy

Spend some time with Sherrill Sutherland and you’ll get an education.

The 25-year-old Annex resident works for CBC News Network, writing about the events that make our city, country, and world tick.

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Tags: People · General