What Is “White Multiculturalism” in Canada?

Seeking Truth and Reconciliation in America

April 21, 2021

After over 50 years in the US as an immigrant from the UK, of which 40 have been spent in Washington, DC, I thought I had seen it all. Clearly, I was wrong. The mob invasion of the Capitol on January 6 was a historic first. Thankfully, it was followed by President Joe Biden's peaceful inauguration...

Back to School at Podcast High

September 16, 2020

Unpacking the News Behind Justin Trudeau’s “Blackface” History

October 03, 2019

Canada Needs a New Electoral System

October 23, 2017

Considering the problems associated with a first-past-the-post system, the time has come for Canada to change its electoral model. Over the years, there has been much debate on whether Canada should keep its current system of first-past-the-post or move to another form of electoral system....

The World This Week: Turmoil in Jerusalem as Liberal Wins in Canada

October 24, 2015

In a week of much turmoil, Canadians voted for the son of a legendary prime minister because he is promising a more transparent, just and accountable society. This week, Boko Haram carried out two bomb attacks in northeastern Nigeria. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Moscow to pay...

Is Prostitution One of the Oldest Professions or Oppressions?

July 10, 2015

Pop singer Lowell finds out how Canada’s new law over sex work is affecting those who operate in the industry. Canada’s approach to sex work has changed. As most sexual services are criminalized, there are no official statistics over the number of prostitutes in the country. In December...

Islamophobia and the Wider Implications of the Ottawa Attacks

November 06, 2014

A hostile response toward the Muslim community undermines our ability to cope with social issues in a constructive way. In light of the recent attacks in Quebec and Ottawa, discussions have centered on the nature of homegrown violence, security measures and new legislation that may be needed to...

What’s the Difference Between School Shootings and Terrorist Attacks?

November 03, 2014

Early warning mechanisms to help troubled individuals receive help and support are necessary to prevent them from committing violence. A recent school shooting in the US state of Washington and a lone wolf’s assault on the Canadian parliament in Ottawa are but two of the latest...

Arctic Energy Security: A Tepid Frontier?

December 13, 2013

Will the Arctic be a site of conflict or cooperation? The Arctic, a region composed of the area above 66.34° north latitude, may be the last great frontier on earth, but its time as a frigid backwater tackled only by the intrepid few may finally be coming to an end. The Polar region...

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