Though blood is thicker than water
Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.
[Difficult to Vote Against my Relative]
…. However, this time my vote would be for Ontario despite one of my relations seeking election today’s Ottawa Vanier by-election (November 17, 2016).
I could not make it up Ottawa Vanier this week. Health issues have slowed me down a bit unfortunately. I’d have loved to get out on the hustings and knock on a few doors. But my choice of support in that riding would have been solidly against a member of my own family.
The Lieberal candidate in the by-election scheduled for today (November 17th, 2017) is Nathalie Des Rosiers, who is Dean at U of Ottawa Law School. The Desrosiers family and mine are intertwined in history. When I noticed the candidacy of Nathalie Des Rosiers some time back, the name rang a bell and sent me back into a book that I authored a few years ago. …
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