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Don't Watch Munich at 2pm on a Sunday

Random but cute photo. Sorry, not sorry.

“Pew Pew Pew” Harper shoots at me. After which I do not pretend to die but instead turn off the movie I was watching, Munich. 266 more words

Take Back the Night 2014

A couple of months ago I presented a speech for Take Back the Night. It was hosted by the organization of my heart, Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape. 557 more words

Research Quest: Indigenous Bar Association

This months research quest that I chose was on the Indigenous Bar Association (IBA).

I found the IBA’s website and gathered this info from them: 343 more words

Theme Quest: Harper and the Supreme Court of Canada

Since 2006 Harper has made 6 appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada (par.gc.ca). During his time in office, Harper has faced lots of criticism involving the Supreme Court. 497 more words

Prison nation: What locking up more Canadians is costing us

Since the Harper government came to power in 2006, the federal prison population has increased by over seven per cent — a trend in which the Conservatives seem to take a perverse pride. 816 more words


First the Harper government attacked refugee health; now, it's welfare

The Harper government has big problems with refugees. We have reported on that baffling but unavoidable fact in this space frequently. It started when former Immigration Minister Jason Kenney launched a rhetorical campaign against what he called “bogus” refugees from friendly, safe Western democracies such as Hungary. 1,551 more words


All together now? Fake solidarity in the language of international trade

On his recent trip to China, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a contingent of cabinet ministers – John Baird (Foreign Affairs), Ed Fast (International Trade), James Moore (Industry), Gerry Ritz, (Agriculture and Agri-Food) and Alice Wong (Minister of State for Seniors) – “witnessed” the signing of numerous agreements between Canadian and Chinese companies and announced the opening of four new trade offices in Chinese cities to boost the “trade network” to a total of 15 locations. 782 more words