Courageous and Masterful Explorations of Otherness – An interview with H. Nigel Thomas

The celebrated author, academic, and essayist, H. Nigel Thomas, says:“I write because reality mystifies me, and my temperament pushes me to explore it via my imagination. I know that my senses apprehend little more than the…

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Research Watch 6: Complex Realities for Multiculturalism and Identity

With the federal election approaching, it seems a fitting time to gauge the pulse of the Canadian public to find out where it stands on issues of immigration and multiculturalism. It’s also an opportune time…

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End Carding: Time for Police Chief to Get on Board

A huge wave, represented by about 50 high-profile Canadians, rocked Mayor John Tory’s proverbial boat this week. The “wave” consisted of a former chief justice of Ontario, three former mayors (one of whom is a…

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Ending Police Carding Is Just Step One

“I’m afraid for my son to grow up.” The words come via a 23-year-old woman, who sits with her six-month-old son in her arms. These words – words that no mother should have to say…

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Ferguson Riots: “We Should Confront our Stereotypes About Race”

For better or worse, much of our Canadian media, culture and society can be understood as a response to the media, culture and society of the United States. In sickness and in health, Canadians distance…

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