Paul Wells on the impressive open response to the Macleans story on racism in Winnipeg. All too rare in Canadian politics:
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“Ignorance, hatred, intolerance, racism exists everywhere,” Bowman said.
On Christmas Eve I watched my almost 4 year–old granddaughter add a few extra cookies to the plate set out for Santa. When I asked her why, she replied, “Because Mrs. 1,130 more words
In yet another forceful reminder that the Crown must hold consultations that are meaningful, conducted in good faith and held with an open mind, the Quebec Court of Appeal strongly endorsed the primacy of treaty rights of aboriginal peoples under the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement in a decision widely expected to have ramifications across the country. 1,407 more words
This is not a war we are going to win with steering committees and elected board members replicating the very systems that are working against us. 54 more words
Energy East Pipelines, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TransCanada Oil Pipelines (Canada), has applied to build the Energy East Pipeline, a project that will use aging natural gas pipelines along most of its route to move explosive, toxic diluted bitumen from the Alberta oil sands to refining facilities on Canada’s east coast. 597 more words
Interesting piece by Terry Glavin comparing the situation of African-Americans to Canadian Aboriginal people:
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Things are going downhill, too. Over the past decade, the Aboriginal population in federal prisons has grown by more than 50 per cent.