Canadian torture survivor Omar Khadr has been forced to surf the wild wave of Canadian racism and white fragility that marks so much of the gloating Canada 150 party.
The question isn't the tedious: When was someone radicalized? It is: how did this mayhem become so normal over so much time?
The wording and delivery of the Trudeau government's March apology for its role in the torture of Canadian citizens are clear indications that Ottawa is not willing to make much-needed changes.
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Motion M-103, the mild declaration (nothing more, no legal force at all) of concern for the rights and especially safety of Muslims in Canada, is the PC controversy writ small.
Many of the refugee policies brought in by the Harper government are still in place. Refugee advocates say Justin Trudeau has to make significant changes to those policies now that Trump is president.
Trump calls it fake news. Hitler, the founding father of fake news, called it the big lie.
The world won't change just with positive emotions. We need a comprehensive plan to address these troubling times.
David J. Climenhaga
Alberta voters are likely to have an opportunity soon to demonstrate whether or not they’ve been paying attention. After all, anything can happen in a by-election!