Canada


Canadian Senator Expelled From Conservative Party Over Endorsement Of Anti-Indigenous ‘Racism’

On 4 January 2018, Canadian Conservative Party Senator Lynn Beyak was expelled from her caucus after refusing to remove letters published on her website expressing anti-Indigenous views. Senator Beyak gained notoriety last year for defending Canada’s residential school system, a state-sponsored program designed to assimilate Native peoples into Canadian society. […]


The North Korean Crisis: Behind The War Of Words, Canada Is Working Towards A Diplomatic Solution

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s war of words has been making lots of noise in the past months. With both leaders using violent language, loud insults, and big threats, tensions have been escalating and catching most of the media’s attention. Yet, there is more to the handling of the […]


Temporary Protection Status For Haitians In U.S Ending

President Donald Trump’s Administration announced on Monday that it is ending the Temporary Protected Status of the nearly 60,000 Haitians who are now living in the United States. Following the massive earthquake in Haiti in 2010 that killed 316,000 people and displaced more than 1.5 million, the United States extended […]


Rising Gun Violence In Brampton And Mississaug: What It Means For Canada

Gun violence has risen dramatically in the Peel Region over the last few years. 54 incidences of firearms being discharged in Brampton and Mississauga were recorded in 2016, according to a Peel Regional Police report. As of October 31, 2017, there has been 56, leading to one gun death a month. […]


Quebec Judge Hears Arguments Challenging The Law Banning Face Coverings

This week, a Quebec judge has heard arguments on ‘Bill 62’ – the controversial provincial ban on wearing face coverings, such as the niqab, in certain public spaces. Bill 62 has been in place since October and has already impacted on niqab wearing women who work as public sector employees, […]


Canada To Pay Compensation To Indigenous Victims Of Forced Adoption Scheme

In a significant victory for Indigenous rights activists, the Canadian government has recently agreed to pay up to $800 million dollars in compensation to Indigenous victims of historic forced adoptions. The settlement signals a potential renewed commitment by Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to deliver on its campaign promise of rebuilding […]


Kidnapped American-Canadian Couple Returns To Canada

Joshua Boyle, a Canadian, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children, were freed from a five-year long captivity in Pakistan last Wednesday and arrived in Canada on Friday night. Pakistani forces, acting on intelligence received from the U.S., rescued the family while Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said […]