#Refugeecrisis Galvanizes Arab Community

This year’s election campaign has been one of the longest in our country’s political history, characterized by the usual kinds of political messaging, policy debates and ethical questions on governance. The campaign seemed a typical…

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Lone Tamil MP Seeks Re-entry into “White Man’s Club”

“Did I tell you the time I was called ‘a little girl’?” asks MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan incredulously. Sitting in her election campaign headquarters in Scarborough’s Malvern neighbourhood, the first-term MP is recounting her experiences in…

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The “Ethnic Vote”: All Over the Map

Former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau notoriously blamed the separatists’ defeat in the 1995 Quebec referendum on money and the ethnic vote. When it comes to money, the Harper Conservatives have a distinct advantage over their…

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