Day one of braces!
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I finally got braces!

I got braces today. I’ve wanted and needed them for as long as I can remember and now that I have them it’s a bit surreal. It’s a dream come true. One of the first things people notice about me is the...
August 25, 1993 Dear Nathaniel, Thank you very much for your kind letter. It is always a pleasure for me to receive mail from young people such as you. My colleagues and I now look forward to building an even brighter future for all Canadians. We recognize the responsibility we have to you as part of the generation who will be affected most by the decisions we make today, and I appreciate your support. For your interest, I have enclosed a package on Canada's symbols which I hope you will enjoy. With warm regards, Yours sincerely, [signed] Kim Campbell

My letter from Kim Campbell!

When I was 12 I received a letter from the Right Honourable Kim Campbell who served as Prime Minister of Canada from 25 June 1993 until 4 Nov. 1993. “It looks like you got something from Ottawa here,”...
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Leo Mantha’s grave

This Tuesday I visited the grave site of Leo Anthony Mantha, the last person ever executed in British Columbia. He was born in Montreal on Dec. 22, 1926, executed in Burnaby on Apr. 28, 1959, and buri...
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The Charter at 30

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. w00t! As a gay man I credit the Charter for the advancement of a culture and society that protects and includes gay and...
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10 years of nathaniel.ca!

Today marks the 10th anniversary of nathaniel.ca! w00t! Here’s a flash animation I made, but never used, for my site: [swf]http://www.nathaniel.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/CrazyNat.swf, 550, 4...