Accents Celebrated at Shakespeare Reading

Four hundred years ago, on April, 23, 1616, William Shakespeare passed away. His plays are so special that today we can critically reflect on any topic when reading, staging, or watching them: social inequality, politics,…

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Legal Hotline Created After ‘Significant Increase’ in Islamophobia

Five months after Harper’s Conservatives made a pre-elections pledge to establish a controversial “barbaric cultural practices” tip line, a group of lawyers and legal organizations in Vancouver have launched a different kind of phone line…

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Saudi Arms Deal Not Worth Economic Gain: Jaramillo

In this piece, journalist Alireza Ahmadian discusses Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia with Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director of Project Ploughshares, a non-governmental organization working in Canada and abroad to advocate for policy reform to…

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Canada Must Open Its Door Without Discrimination

Sixty-seven years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and 50 years after the adoption of the two Covenants, which along with the Declaration became known as the International Bill of Human…

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Canada is Not Immune to Racist Ideology

On Oct. 17, mayoral candidate Henriette Reker was stabbed in the neck during a campaign stop in Cologne, Germany. The perpetrator, a 44-year-old unemployed man, was furious about Reker’s support for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migration policy, which…

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