Ontario Is For the Dogs
BACK IN MY SPIRITUAL HOMELAND, I AM REMINDED OF A SMALL THING ABOUT ONTARIO...
For the record, I spent a very substantial portion of my adult life living and working in Canada, and still consider it my spiritual homeland.
Canada displays a much kinder and gentler society than does the U.S.
Not that Canadians are soft. Or indifferent. Or political push overs. Quite the opposite.
Canadians are quite ruggedly individualistic. And prone to passion in their politics.
They can also be somewhat smug about their historical rejection of celebrity buffoonery in the U.S., and about their openness to doing more than their part in accepting political and other refugees from elsewhere in the world. But I don't really want to talk about that.
What I want to talk about is the Bill of Rights for dogs in Ontario, known as the Ontario Landlord and Tenants Act.
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