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  • Quebec students march againReuel S. Amdur
    July 27, 2012

    Quebec's student strike is serving as an inspiration for university students elsewhere as well. Ottawa university students are wearing the red square, marching, and getting arrested, even if at the moment the Ontario echo is, to mix metaphors, but a trickle.

  • Who is Salim Mansur?The Canadian Charger
    July 27, 2012

    Dear Salim Mansur:

  • The London Olympics in RamadanThe Canadian Charger
    July 27, 2012

    Because the 2012 London Olympics will coincide with Ramadan, the most holy month in the Islamic calendar, Muslim athletes will be expected to fast from sunrise to sunset for the entire duration of the games.

  • It's the guns - but we all know, it's not really the gunsMichael Moore
    July 27, 2012

    Since Cain went nuts and whacked Abel, there have always been those humans who, for one reason or another, go temporarily or permanently insane and commit unspeakable acts of violence. There was the Roman Emperor Tiberius, who during the first century A.D. enjoyed throwing victims off a cliff on the Mediterranean island of Capri. Gilles de Rais, a French knight and ally of Joan of Arc during the middle ages, went cuckoo-for-Cocoa Puffs one day and ended up murdering hundreds of children. Just a few decades later Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration for Dracula, was killing people in Transylvania in numberless horrifying ways.

  • The Tragedy of Burmese MuslimsThe Canadian Charger
    July 19, 2012

    Muslims have been victims of discrimination and human rights violations in Burma for many decades. General Aung San, father of modern Burma, envisioned a more open nation with respect for differences. Aung Son, head of the Burma Independence Army and father of Aung San Suu Kyi, managed to maneuver the British into agreeing to Burmese independence, but he and much of his cabinet were murdered in 1947 in a coup d’état before independence.

  • Boycott would balance one-sided approach to Israel Desmond Jagger-Parsons
    July 19, 2012

    On June 17, nine Canadian senators who are members of the United Church of Canada wrote to our church's moderator concerning an upcoming discussion of our policy on Israel and Palestine, which will take place at our general council in Ottawa this summer, that could lead to a boycott of goods from Israeli settlements in occupied lands.

  • Simulating an Iranian attack on Israel - Why?Alan Hart
    July 19, 2012

    According to reports in Israeli newspapers, the U.S. and Israel are going to hold their largest ever joint military exercise in October, shortly before American voters decide whether to give Obama a second term in the White House or replace him with Mitt Romney. The exercise, involving thousands of soldiers and the most advanced anti-missile defense systems, will simulate simultaneous attacks from Iran and Syria.

  • McGuinty is worse than HarrisReuel S. Amdur
    July 19, 2012

    Can you believe it? Dalton McGuinty is actually worse than Mike Harris. Harris cut Ontario Works (OW) social assistance rates by 21.6%, while leaving disability rates (ODSP) alone. Since then, there have been percentage increases in OW and ODSP for, but less than, increases in cost of living. The percentage has been the same for both. That means that the gap between the rates for the two is constantly increasing. It is no longer correct to refer to the 21.6% cut in Ontario Works as a misdeed to put on Mike Harris' shoulders. It has by now become McGuinty's baby.

  • Rae Bows OutReuel S. Amdur
    July 19, 2012

    Bob Stanfield has been called the greatest prime minister Canada never had. Some are now wanting to put Bob Rae's name into competition for the title. Well, maybe, maybe not. The impulse for hagiography comes from Rae's declaration that he will not be a candidate for the leadership of the Liberal Party, of which he is now interim leader. But what is his legacy? There is little question that he is one of the best, if not the best, orator in Parliament.

  • Dementia: A Tale of Two CountriesReuel S. Amdur
    July 19, 2012

    Dementia, particularly Alzheimer's, is a problem that increases as populations age. France and South Korea are two countries with aging populations who are taking measures to address the problem. There is no cure, but both countries are committing resources toward research and implementing policies to meet the needs of sufferers and their caregivers.

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