David Mitchell quoted in the Northern Beat.
I first became aware of Fragile X, when my grandson, Samuel, was diagnosed several years ago, full mutation. Along with his parents and younger siblings, I remain very engaged in Sam’s life, which is one of my great joys. He’s … Continued
David Mitchell, a Calgary-based Fellow and former Governor of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, is now serving as president and board member of the Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada. Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that causes intellectual … Continued
Politicians and political parties are infamous for proclaiming that whatever election, leadership race or contest they’re involved in is the “most important of our lifetime.” Read more about this story at The Globe and Mail or download the PDF from … Continued
UNGANISHA. It’s a Swahili word for “connection.” And it’s also the name of an extraordinary annual production of Woezo Africa Music and Dance Theatre Inc. in Calgary for the recently concluded Black History Month. The founding director and driving force … Continued
We’ve recently witnessed some extraordinary policy reversals in Canada — extraordinary because it’s now so rare for governments to take a second look at their own decisions. Even when it’s the consequence of public backlash or political opposition, it’s still … Continued
There was a time, not so long ago, when the last descriptor imaginable for B.C. politics would have been: boring. However, the provincial election of 2020, culminating in balloting on Oct. 24, may well confirm a new direction for the … Continued
The most obvious impact will likely be a sense of relief that the fear and loathing so vividly evident in the American campaign seems distant and foreign to the exercise of democracy in Canada. Read David Mitchell’s latest commentary in Calgary … Continued