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Mercy Traveller with Philip Maher

Pondering the education of our children, both formal and otherwise

Pondering the education of our children, both formal and otherwise

In this edition of the Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher wonders what our children will learn from the pandemic and how can we help the process?
It's essential that the Me to We affair doesn't taint opinions of all charities

It's essential that the Me to We affair doesn't taint opinions of all charities

'Scrutiny is fine — reputable charities invite it. But fighting cynicism is much more difficult,' says the Mercy Traveller
Reflecting on our heroes – Canada Day

Reflecting on our heroes – Canada Day

In this edition of the Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher looks at the attributes of heroes
'You can't do everything, but you can do something'

'You can't do everything, but you can do something'

In this edition of the Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher looks at the blender of life and the countless social issues going into it
During the pandemic, the saddest boast of all

During the pandemic, the saddest boast of all

This installment of the Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher asks the question 'when did the elderly become so expendable?'
Is COVID-19 virus the new leprosy?

Is COVID-19 virus the new leprosy?

'Could the COVID-19 virus become a sort of biological racism?' wonders Philip Maher in this edition of Mercy Traveller
Christmas: ’Tis the season for shopaholics

Christmas: ’Tis the season for shopaholics

In this installment of Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher looks at our passion for consumption and the paradox of a simpler life, which is actually complex
Can buying local morph into something ugly?

Can buying local morph into something ugly?

One of the signs of an enlightened society is the ability to stand outside itself and look in on what is happening
Why we're frustrated by elections

Why we're frustrated by elections

'Can't we just hug it out?' suggests Philip Maher in this edition of Mercy Traveller
Guelph bike fixer helps combat HIV/AIDS in Africa

Guelph bike fixer helps combat HIV/AIDS in Africa

In this edition of Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher tells us about Mary Rife who doesn't mind getting her hands dirty for a good cause