Welcome to my personal website. Much has changed since I launched http://laforet.ca in June 2008. After morphing into many things over the years, it is back to it's original purpose as a personal blog. I also blog for Huffington Post Canada on mostly political and public policy issues and on professional matters on the Broadview Strategy Group blog.
Since his disappearance earlier this month, virtually everyone in southern Ontario has come to know the name ‘Tim Bosma’. His name, face and images of the truck that brought the alleged suspects into his life have been plastered on TV screens, newspapers, websites, lamp posts and transit shelters. While his family and friends anxiously waited [...]
I am amazed we are already in to April! It’s nice that the days are beginning to get longer, the sun is glowing stronger and signs of life are coming back. This morning I woke up just before 6am and for the first time this year I heard the songbirds singing outside my window. It [...]
I wrote a blog entry for Huffington Post two days before the Ontario Liberal Party delegate election meetings titled ‘Kathleen Wynne for the Ontario Liberal Leadership Win?‘. I summarized the reasons I thought Kathleen Wynne was best positioned among the six remaining candidates to win the Liberal Leadership. This isn’t and wasn’t an endorsement, but merely [...]