Barb's Blog

  • The Christmas Star

      May  the  days  of  Christmas  fill  your  heart  with  hope and  peace.  This year on Monday December 21, 2020 the Christmas Star will be in t...
  • The Qualities of Transparency

    The Province's Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk's, annual report was in the newscasts on Monday December 7, 2020.  She states that grieving families in Ontario often face "pressure tactics" and "misleading information" from funeral homes because of a lack of proper protections from the Bereavement Authority of Ontario.  This report identified a number of issues including lack of transparency, high costs for services and aggressive sales practices. 
  • It can be discouraging to realize

      A tree is known by its’  fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindnes...