Vancouver Fashion Week, the largest and longest-running event of its kind in Canada turns 20 this year, driven by one man’s passion for fashionView More Jamal’s Journey is a Runway Success Story
Memorizing adjectives and pronouns did little more than create a resentment for having to learn French in the first place. Meanwhile, speaking the language took a backseat. The sentiment above is true for many students…View More Alberta Needs to Rethink French Curriculum
Recent terror attacks in Europe have unnerved Canadians and many wonder which nation or what out-of-the-way tourist spot may be the next venue for a suicide bomber. New Canadian Media asked two experts on the…View More ‘We are Just as Safe as a Year Ago’
For more than a year, Canadian CF-18s have been striking ISIS targets with laser-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. Airstrikes began in Iraq in November 2014, but the Conservatives voted to expand the fight into Syria last March. In…View More Middle Eastern Promises: Will Canada Be Forced Into War?
Swiss-born Muslim academic and author Tariq Ramadan told an Ottawa audience that governments and the public should recognize the equal dignity of all human beings, regardless of whether they are citizens of Paris, Beirut, or…View More Conflicts Not About Religion, But Perception: Tariq Ramadan
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne made a broad appeal for acceptance at a visit to an Ottawa mosque for Friday prayers last week. Wynne stopped by the Ottawa Muslim Association’s mosque with Ottawa Centre MPP Yasir…View More Wynne Makes Appeal for Acceptance at Ottawa Mosque
The online reaction to the horrific events in Paris of November 13 has been a wake-up call for those of us who work in the immigration, race relations and multiculturalism sector. We thought our work…View More Refugees Trying to Escape Violence, Not Stoke It
In politics as in life, you always meet the devil on a curve. For Justin Trudeau, mass murder in Paris is his trial by ordeal as prime minister. It didn’t take very long. At the…View More Despite Paris’ Misery, Trudeau Mustn’t Fall into Harper’s Old Traps
As friends in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad reach out to tell me they are safe after recent attacks by Islamic State (IS), a myriad of thoughts and images run through my mind. Huge obscenities and small graces alike. I…View More Paris Attacks: Requiem for the Nameless
#JeSuisCharlie #IAmBaga Both powerful hashtags. Both ways for people all around the world to express public outcry over the mass killings of people in France and Nigeria respectively. But, only one garnered millions of social…View More Boko Haram: Where is the Global Outcry?