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University, to Continue or Not to Continue?

As time gradually approaches, a decision must be made, do I continue and progress to the Master’s Programme or do I say goodbye to University and continue a different path, using what knowledge I’ve gained.   1,034 more words

Letter: We must all condemn anti-Semitism and racism

On Feb. 25, my MP Irwin Cotler secured the unanimous support of all members of Parliament for the adoption of a motion condemning the alarming rise of global anti-Semitism. 158 more words

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Calgary students disciplined after wearing apparent KKK robes

Two Calgary high school students who showed up at a party wearing what appeared to be Ku Klux Klan robes sparked outrage on social media and were disciplined by school administrators after the negative reaction spilled into school halls. 427 more words

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Race Cards + Catwalk/Streetwalk OTD

RACE CARDS

I’ve had it on my mind for a while now that the race card for me personally is getting old. Racism is very real and I don’t want to in any way, shape or form dismiss it or make light of it. 1,431 more words

National Assembly denounces anti-Semitic graffiti in N.D.G. (with video)

QUEBEC

The National Assembly unanimously condemned on Wednesday the swastikas spray-painted on hoods of four cars in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

“I wish to reassure the public that we will not tolerate that Quebecers be subject to threats because of their origins or religious beliefs,” said Premier Philippe Couillard in the assembly, in a rare English declaration. 281 more words

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Blackface in Quebec: Intent vs. offence

Marilou Craft doesn’t consider herself an activist, but on Dec. 17 she sat down at her computer to write a letter.

Addressed to members of the Théâtre du rideau vert (TRV) in reaction to the now-infamous instance of blackface in its year-in-review show… 2,713 more words

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