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Dec 7, 2009

Still below the poverty line, 20 years later

Two decades have come and gone since Canadian politicians voted unanimously to eliminate child poverty. Despite their pledge, one in ten Canadian children still lives under the poverty line.
Sep 7, 2009

Canadian foreign policy fails its citizens

In an age where Americans -- rightly or wrongly -- are declaring themselves to be post-racial, Canada's foreign policy has become increasingly insular, inhumane and racialized.
May 25, 2009

Media rears racist head during protests

Mainstream media coverage gave little time to the cause of Tamil-Canadians' protests. Instead the focus has been on the protests' instigators.
Feb 9, 2009

Anger simmers over Ottawa bus strike

There's a lot of anger in Ottawa. Granted, the bus strike is over. But many Ottawa residents are still angry. And it's not just because some bus routes won't resume until April.
Jan 8, 2009

2008: Stephen Harper vs. women

As 2008 fades into memory, one can't help but point out that it was an interesting year for women. 2008 marked the year that women became equal to men - at least according to the Harper government.
Book Review
Dec 18, 2008

On being Muslim

Belonging and Banishment: Being Muslim in Canada is a finely woven collection of essays that presents multiple answers to the question of being Muslim in Canada.
Oct 3, 2007

'Getting in the way' for peace

Eight weeks into her stay in Hebron, Israel, Esther Kern was getting in the way. It wasn't an accident that landed the mother of two and retired nurse face to face with Israeli soldiers.
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