Self-published author and illustrator says printed copies of his book give him an edge.
This isn’t just any other concert. Tonight, there is no Beethoven, Brahms or Mozart. Tonight, the symphony is playing music from the Zelda video games.
The pen was a powerful tool in the hands of Jewel Kats. The author of 11 children’s books, she wrote the kinds of stories that she never read growing up, ones that featured people with disabilities like her.
On the night before Remembrance Day, it’s a tradition in Tim Schumaker’s house to tell his children the story of their ancestor. “I would say, ‘Here’s another way to sacrifice; this is how we respond to enemies,’” he said. And Schumaker then tells the story of a Mennonite American Revolution soldier, led by a deep conviction of faith, who refuses to fight. Tried and convicted by a military court, he is executed for holding onto his principles of peace and non-violence.
The winning candidate in Monday night’s federal election in Newmarket-Aurora credits a positive campaign for the victory. After 78 days, the longest campaign in modern Canadian history, the residents of Newmarket-Aurora chose Liberal candidate Kyle Peterson, who earned more than 45 per cent of votes, according to the CBC Canada Votes website.