Georgina BoneGeorgina Bone's column, Perspectives, provides a wealth of knowledge on Saskatoon's culture and history. Her monthly column gives readers a deeper look into the people and events that have shaped this province and our country. 

Recent Posts

  • HAPPY 150TH BIRTHDAY CANADA

    The government of Canada will be inviting us to celebrations for the 150 th anniversary of the formation of this country. We will have a […]

  • Education in a Digital Culture

    Recently, I stayed overnight with a young family. When it came time for the four- year-old child to go to bed, her mother tucked her […]

  • The Halifax Disaster

    The greatest disaster in Canada was the result of wartime activities in the harbor in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Halifax is located on the Atlantic Ocean […]

  • Disasters in Canada

    Canada has the second largest land mass of all countries in the world. Most surveys say it has 9,984,670 square kilometers or 3,855,103 square miles. […]

  • The Great Flag Debate

    July 1 in Canada is a great day for the “red and white.” If you go to one of Canada’s National Parks you will get […]

  • Saving the Swale

    Saskatoon has had many publicly debated issues during its history. Although as a community we have had very many big differences of opinion, we still […]

  • Some Thoughts on Language

    One of the most interesting things about human beings is their use of language. It doesn’t matter where a human child is born, if it […]

  • Crime-Stoppers

    In the good old days when everyone listened to a radio and there were no TV’s, the radio stations tried to get people to tune […]

  • Crime-Stoppers

    In the good old days when everyone listened to a radio and there were no TV’s, the radio stations tried to get people to tune […]

  • Canadian Women in Politics

    Shortly after Justin Trudeau was elected Prime Minister of Canada, a reporter challenged him about his choice of ministers for his cabinet. The reporter asked, […]