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Stop Harper - Bill C51 and Other Tales of Treachery | Apr 1 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A few more reasons why the Harper government has got to go.
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RCMP stop another suspected terrorist... without C-51 | Mar 26 2015 | Stuart Trew | The Charlottetown Guardian reports the RCMP has arrested a Prince Edward Island man they suspect might carry out a terrorist offence. It's somewhat awkward for the government.
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Lost in the '50s with Harper's anti-terror pablum | Mar 24 2015 | Matthew Behrens | When it comes to "anti-terrorism," government and state security agency behaviour is dominated by throwbacks to the Cold War, with Harper serving as Canada's self-appointed avenging angel.
Four woman sit wearing hijabs on a planter near Bay and Dundas (August 2013).
The first time I saw a niqab, I hated it. Harper showed me I was spectacularly wrong. | Mar 23 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Thanks to the singular cruelty and political opportunism of our prime minister, Gerry Caplan has learned that his assumptions and interpretations about Muslim face coverings were simply wrong.
The shitty things we do to each other in activist communities | Mar 19 2015 | Laura Brightwell | How call-out culture verges on the abusive and the language we use around conflict enables us to push out members of our communities at will.
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Chief Isadore Day calls for Annual Day of National Dialogue on Ending Racism in Canada | Mar 19 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.
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Stand up against the deportation of Temporary Foreign Workers scheduled April 1 | Mar 19 2015 | If you're good enough to work, you're good enough to stay.
Photo: flickr/ Doug Kerr
Faisal Kutty: I am not a terrorist | Mar 18 2015 | Faisal Kutty | Faisal Kutty has been a vocal critic of anti-terror legislation Bill C-51. On February 23, a testimony was given about him to the Senate Committee.
Transportation not Deportation: A migrant justice victory in Vancouver | Mar 18 2015 | Scott Neigh | Daniel Tseghay and Daniel Wexel talk about a recent victory in a campaign to make public transit a space of safety rather than fear for undocumented migrants in Vancouver.
Photo: flickr/ Saku Takakusaki
Temporary foreign workers face deportation come April 1 | Mar 18 2015 | Fatima Syed | Under new legislation, temporary foreign workers will be forced to leave after four years of employment to give way to priority hiring for Canadian employees.
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Exclusive: Chris Hedges on Bill C-51 and the corporate state | Mar 15 2015 | H.G. Watson | Journalist Chris Hedges was to speak at Toronto's protest against C-51. Weather delayed his flight, but rabble.ca caught up with him for an exclusive interview.
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Once again the bodies of Muslim women are used to justify wars | Mar 13 2015 | Monia Mazigh | Harper is decrying the "poor status" of Muslim women abroad while disregarding calls for women's rights at home. These political tactics have a long history of justifying colonization and imperialism.

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Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Roma+...
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...
Klansman, anti-semite arrested in Kansas City hate killings targeting Jews Rikardo said... I agree with your take on this. 300+ million Americans means a few crazies. in

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Every year on March 21, Canadians from all walks of life commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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