Trump Tone Won’t Work for Canada: Chris Alexander

The Trump campaign’s symphony of bigotry has vibrated through the Conservative Party leadership race as two of the candidates choose markedly different paths to victory. While Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch applauded Trump’s victory and pushes…

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Women Fleeing Abuse Need Culturally Specific Services

Lack of language skills, community support and cultural constraints prevent many immigrant and ethnic women from fleeing abusive relationships and seeking help. The most recent figures from Statistics Canada show that one quarter of all…

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Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act controversial for more than its title

While much of the criticism of the Harper government’s Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act has been directed at its boldly overwrought title, legal and cultural experts today weighed in with warnings about its…

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Our Male Chauvinist Culture

Canada’s government will shortly introduce a bill intended to further discourage “barbaric cultural practices,” such as polygamy, forced marriages, and “honour” killings. I suspect that this bill will be supported by the vast majority of…

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