Narrative is everything. Stories allow us to express ourselves, to shape our identity, to define our existence. Stories help us understand our place in society, and when society doesn’t seem to have a place for us, we search for a different narrative that might give us solace. 1,187 more words
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The Harper government’s new anti-terror legislation is likely to mirror laws introduced in the United Kingdom after the 2005 London bombings – and they are set to be just as controversial. 771 more words
“Quebec is a nation … with one language, one culture … ” It’s an idea of Quebec with which the Parti Québécois might be comfortable. But now it’s the idea held by the Couillard government, which would like to see it enshrined in the Canadian Constitution, where it could restrict minority rights in the province. 589 more words
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Politics has always been a power game about winning and losing, in an amoral environment, played by shrewd individuals who, by the nature of the game, are compelled to set personal ethics aside to survive. 500 more words
Tonight as I sit here writing this I am still in shock. Never before yesterday had I even remotely thought about the possibility of a gunman running around our nation’s capital with the intention of killing members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the House of Commons. 432 more words