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Editorial: Desmond on banknote a courageous investment in Canadian women

In choosing Viola Desmond as the first Canadian woman to grace the front of a banknote, the country is acknowledging one of the more shameful chapters in its history as well as the long struggle to overcome it. 586 more words

Life

The North Pole, Christian Hellions, and Mythical Pagan Icons

Swear to gawd, I can’t make this stuff up. So, the Mall of America recently hit up one of the upstanding inner city areas of the North Pole looking for a black Santa to bewitch and beguile legions of little ones into at least 2 to 3 weeks of nicety nice-ness  prior to falling into that sweet Christmas eve slumber that will hopefully be followed by a morning where all their dreams come true. 507 more words

Racial Issues

Justice and Liberty Ain't For All

We’ll never know why Walter Scott decided to run from former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager. Maybe his delinquent child support payments had something to do with it. 338 more words

Society

Monochromacy

Monochromacy being the medical condition of total colour blindness, and colour blindness also being a counterproductive, even racist ideology, according to some.

For Peter Minter’s Ruby (on her 16th birthday) 158 more words

Poetry

Community tells government of systemic racism

Hiwot Adhanom couldn’t believe what she was hearing from two co-workers conducting a hiring process for a public service job.

Her colleagues were attempting to determine who might meet the job criteria’s preference for Canadian citizens. 579 more words

Local News

One Race...

Read Acts 10
Focus on verse 28

I had to take my car in for repairs this morning and as I have often done before I took advantage of their offer to give me a ride to where I needed to go rather than wait for the car to be repaired. 595 more words

Daily Devotional

Opinion: The Val-d'Or case and systemic racism in Quebec

In her report on the Montreal police investigation into indigenous women’s allegations against Sûreté du Québec officers in Val-d’Or, independent civilian observer Fannie Lafontaine found the investigation to have been fair. 631 more words

Quebec