National Aboriginal Day Reminds Canadians of Need for Reconciliation

National Aboriginal Day celebrated its 20th anniversary on June 21. The nation-wide day of celebration is culturally significant as a time when Aboriginal groups celebrate their heritage as well as the summer solstice. “For Canadians, National…

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Silencing Opposition to New Sex-Ed Curriculum

It is surprising that the Ontario government has launched an advertising campaign about the controversial sexual-education curriculum, instead of engaging parents more directly and responding to their concerns. Queen’s Park is using electronic and print media and…

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Despite Discrimination, Arab-Muslim Youth Still Achieve Success in Quebec Schools

Recently, four teenagers allegedly left Quebec to join extremist groups in Syria. Their departure prompts concerns about whether we are doing an adequate job of integrating children of immigrant families. Do some youth become radicalized…

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