MMIW resignations…

July 1, 2017 Toronto Star – Tanya Talaga Executive director of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls inquiry resigns As further proof of the tensions and problems confronting the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women inquiry, the … [Read more...]

How much hate?

Feb 20, 2017 National Newswatch – Terry Pedwell Canadians voice support for Muslims amid ‘hatred’ unleashed on Liberal MPs Heritage Minister Melanie Joly who this week fronted the Liberal support for Motion 103 which rejects Islamophobia got … [Read more...]

Coming and going…

Feb 5, 2027 CBC News – Evan Dyer  Canada looking at legality of enforcing Trump travel ban on Canadian soil - Legal concerns over ban could run up against customs pre-clearance agreement While the federal courts and legal scholars fight back … [Read more...]

CRA on Facebook…

Jan 27, 2017 CBC News - Elizabeth Thompson Privacy experts call for rules on government monitoring social media Revelation that CRA monitors social media for tax compliance puts focus on what is 'publicly available' This revelation that CRA uses … [Read more...]

First child…

Sept 19, 2016 Mirror (UK) – Rachel Bishop Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be euthanized in Belgium since mercy killing age restrictions were lifted In 2014 Belgium, after introducing the euthanasia laws in 2002, lifted the age … [Read more...]

Awkward day…

Sept. 9, 2016 Ottawa Citizen – Mohammed Adam Being Muslim on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks Here’s a timely reminder for all of us.  A casual dinner date for Sunday to celebrate Eid al-Adha prompts realization that the day is the … [Read more...]

Prevention…

Aug 22, 2016  Toronto Star – Michelle Shepherd What to do about the next Aaron Driver Prof. Alexandra Bain is a mother, a grandmother and a convert to the Muslim faith.  Bain is doing research on the social media presence of the fighters to … [Read more...]

MMIW terms…

Aug. 3, 2016 National Newswatch – Kristy Kirkup, Canadian Press Five commissioners to probe missing, murdered indigenous women in Canada The Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) has finalized its terms of reference and … [Read more...]