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  • Egypt 2018: A Very Personal Account Dr. Mohamed Elmasry
    January 10, 2018

    Since the late 1990s, I have been a regular visitor to my birth country of Egypt. My love for its unique people, history, nature, food and culture keeps drawing me back. And despite some daunting challenges since 2011, this ancient nation is moving forward.

  • The Human Rights of Canada's Indigenous People Scott Stockdale
    January 10, 2018

    The documented fact that Canada's Indigenous population has one of the highest suicide rates in the world is a societal and cultural problem, not a mental health issue, according to Senator Murray Sinclair, former Chair of Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

  • Roadmap into a SwampReuel S. Amdur
    January 9, 2018

    On September 1, a working group headed by Judge George Thomson produced a report for the Ontario government on social assistance reform entitled "Roadmap for Change." While it would take a very long essay to go over the report in detail, I will address a few matters-the proposed increase in Ontario Works rates, changes in the policy regarding so-called dependent and independent adults, and continuation of two programs for social assistance, one for employables, Ontario Works (OW), and the other for the disabled, the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

  • Jewish occupation of Palestine 1917 - 2017Scott Stockdale
    December 13, 2017

    Since the 1917 Balfour Declaration - a public statement issued by the British government during World War I, announcing support for the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine - a never-ending struggle for Palestinian statehood on Israeli occupied lands - with Jerusalem as the focal point - has continued unabated. Moreover, according to Yeshoshua Ben-Arich, a historical geographer at Hebrew University, it was the British who considered Jerusalem so important.

  • Retired Waterloo Professor's appeal for hi-tech "E Solution" to close First Nations education gap gets heard in OttawaPauline Finch
    November 9, 2017

    In September of this year, Dr. Mohamed Elmasry, University of Waterloo professor emeritus of Computer Science, wrote to a number of federal officials - including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, cabinet ministers, MPs and Senators - urging that the Canadian government initiate a comprehensive technology-based program to end the longstanding discrepancy between mainstream and aboriginal educational standards.

  • Stemming the Tide of Hate Edward C. Corrigan
    November 6, 2017

    A Chinese Proverb says, "May you live in Interesting Times." Today in the "Age of Donald Trump" and a rise of right-wing political parties across the Globe we are seeing a resurgence of right wing views, anti-Immigrant sentiments and veiled discrimination against "The Other" and the trampling on the rights of various minorities. These minorities include the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Palestinians in the Holy Land, refugees in Europe, Muslims in many countries, Arabs, even Christians in the Middle East, conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims, attacks against Blacks and vilification of Mexicans and other Hispanics in the United States, and discrimination and even persecution of other minorities.

  • Burma: Ethnic cleansing of MuslimsThe Canadian Charger
    October 14, 2017

    New anti-Rohingya, anti-Muslim pogroms broke out in Rakhine (Arakan) state in Burma (Myanmar) in October. Hundreds were killed and tens of thousands fled, some to internal refugee camps and some by boat.

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General AssemblyThe Canadian Charger
    October 12, 2017

    Good afternoon.

  • This Reconciliation is for the Colonizerindigenousmotherhood
    October 12, 2017

    This settler-colonial reconciliation branded by the government is artificially sweetened with handshake photo-ops and small pockets of money buying out silence on real issues.

  • Landing in CanadaDr. Mohamed Elmasry
    October 12, 2017

    It was a November evening in 1968 and I was riding an Ottawa bus. Everyone was looking at me, and no wonder. I was wearing a ski mask over my face, something more suitable for the extreme cold of a Canadian February.

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