Anonymity Shields Perpetrators of Racism in Online Forums and Comment Fields

A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian background is creating a social media furor. Meanwhile, a protest group is championing an online petition calling for the firing of…

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Lawyers Offer Advice to Private Refugee Sponsors

Help has arrived for Vancouver residents who want to assist with the refugee crisis, thanks to a new initiative from the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub. The Vancouver chapter of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP) launched its…

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Does Your Canada Include 2nd Class Citizens?

What does it mean to be Canadian? What kind of Canada do we want? If you’ve tuned into the election coverage lately, you’ll know these aren’t meaningless questions. They’re being hotly debated by our federal…

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Is the Global Reaction to the Syrian Crisis Out of Proportion?

Several major humanitarian agencies have announced plans to expand, launch and upscale operations in response to the European refugee crisis in the past month. Faced with European governments apparently unable to cope with the influx,…

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