“When we are tempted to group people into categories, let us fight that temptation, and get to know our friends instead. Let us challenge the instinct to judge.”
The Trudeau government is set to review the activities of Canada’s spy agencies at a time when it appears Bill C-51 has empowered many of the more than 20 agencies and departments with surveilling powers to violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Welcoming asylum seekers into our country is both noble and necessary. But doing it wrong could have disastrous consequences.
With barely a week left to the provincial election, will the parties have the courage to integrate anti-racism into their platforms?
Following the attacks in Baghdad, Beirut and Paris, perhaps the most important words we could be thinking and uttering are “Je suis une Humaine.” “أنا إنسان”. “I am a human.” …And other thoughts from Iraqi Kurdistan.
“Every person, no matter where they are, deserves to be heard.”
The Peace Pledge Union asks people to wear a white poppy to symbolize their commitment to working for “the removal of all causes of war.” It’s an appeal Canadians should remember this year more than ever.