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Dennis Gruending is an Ottawa-based writer and blogger and a former Member of Parliament.
Writer and former MP Dennis Gruending

I am a Canadian writer and blogger, and a former Member of Parliament. This site reflects my interests in politics, social justice, rhetoric and books.  You will see on the sidebar that I write two Blogs which I invite you to follow.  I have written or edited eight Books, which I would be delighted to have you read. Some of my  Journalism is posted on the site as well. Please check out my What’s New, What’s Popular  sections below to see what I am following and writing. You can also follow my Quotable Quotes. I refresh this page regularly. If you would like to receive an email when I do, please Contact Me and I will add you to the list.

What’s New?

A stunning (for me) story out of the US: Catholic order pledges $100 million to benefit descendants of enslaved people it sold

Former PM Joe Clark’s speech about Canada as a community of communities

What’s Popular? 

Building the case for a wealth tax in Canada. Forging a future for the many, not the few

He died 10 years ago. Remembering my friend Allan Blakeney

Quotable Quote:

“In everything, do unto others as you would have them do to you” – Christian gospel of Matthew: 7:12