Skip to content

Mercy Traveller with Philip Maher

<b>OPINION:</b> The story of Afghanistan is not over

OPINION: The story of Afghanistan is not over

Philip Maher reflects on his time working in Afghanistan and the changes that have taken place in the country over the year
OPINION: Lessons learned from the Harry and Meghan affair

OPINION: Lessons learned from the Harry and Meghan affair

In this edition of the Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher discusses what the Royal City can learn from the royal scandal
There is light at the end of the COVID tunnel, and it's not a train

There is light at the end of the COVID tunnel, and it's not a train

'Speaking to a woman behind glass used to mean you were visiting them in prison. Now it just means you’re buying lettuce,' writes Philip Maher in this edition of The Mercy Traveller
'I'll take class, civility and decency for $500 Alex'

'I'll take class, civility and decency for $500 Alex'

In this edition of The Mercy Traveller, Philip Maher reflects on time spent with the late Alex Trebek during a humanitarian mission
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