Ruth Dick

Ruth Dick is an Ottawa based photographer whose formal training is in law and philosophy.

Bio last modified October 23rd, 2019.
Articles by Ruth Dick
  • The Law of Closed Doors

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    Prime Minister Trudeau expelled Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from caucus this week to staunch what he called a political civil war among federal Liberal MPs. But in the second of her two-part Convivium essay, Ruth Dick argues Canadians’ real focus must be law that lets the privileged plead their case behind closed doors.

  • Too Big to Try?

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    Prime Minister Trudeau expelled Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from caucus this week to staunch what he called a political civil war within the federal Liberal party. But in a two-part Convivium essay, Ruth Dick argues what truly must change is the very law that ignited the SNC-Lavalin scandal.

  • Courting Contempt

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    The spreading toxin of treating political differences with dehumanizing contempt, Convivium contributor Ruth Dick warns, sounds a tocsin for the future of democratic life.

  • What Child Is This?

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    Ottawa photographer Ruth Dick reminds viewers that the gift and mystery of life can, more often than not, be found in the form of a child. 

  • In

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    Ottawa photographer Ruth Dick delights in catching the magic of music created in a moment. 

  • Geometry

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    Geometry and symmetry are found in the holy spin of street dancers. A photo by Ottawa Photographer, Ruth Dick.

  • Transcending Connection

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    Many moments of transcendence are found in the every day. Ottawa photographer Ruth Dick pays homage to a transcendent connection on the streets of Montreal with her camera lens. 

  • The Language Of Ashes

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    Surveying the smoke and clangour of current political (dis)engagement, Ottawa writer Ruth Dick echoes the wisdom of her grandfather’s life-long admonition: Listen to everyone.