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Oped: Canada's strange inaction on the Arms Trade Treaty

Long a significant advocate of global arms control, Canada will be conspicuously absent next year from arguably the most important conventional weapons conference of this generation. 519 more words


Visual Arts: Michael Blum’s warped reflection of identity

MONTREAL — Our History/Notre histoire is a tonic for Quebecers tired of identity issues.

Although the exhibition of two mythical museums of Canadian and Quebec history at the Galerie de l’UQÀM walks a fine line between laughter and tears, a book that accompanies the exhibition shows the reasonable — and even uplifting — nature of the whole debate. 968 more words

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Farmers, fishermen still struggling 9 months after Yolanda

In just three months, it will have been a year since Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) swept Eastern Visayas mercilessly, leaving many of our fellow Filipinos homeless, broken and lost. 947 more words

Coyne: Charitable tax credits should be abolished

It has been no summer of love for Canada’s charities. A number of prominent charitable groups, among them PEN Canada, Environmental Defence Canada, Amnesty International Canada and the David Suzuki Foundation, have faced audits by the Canada Revenue Agency; the rest, it seems, are up in arms about it. 903 more words