They have many names and some cultures call them Abraffo , Assanfo , Soldier, Soldats, Army, Servicemen; but whatever name we give them they are courageous and brave men and women who have without fear stood up and sacrificed their lives protecting our humanity through times of trouble in wars, uncertain natural catastrophes and above [...]
The federal government wants to know what we think about electoral reform, but its website asks leading questions and predetermines values The federal government’s electoral reform website is being widely mocked. But beneath the outrage and humour, what’s really wrong with mydemocracy.ca? Plenty. The website is intended to gather perspectives from Canadians who wish to [...]
Amid the fallout from the Charlottesville chaos, we should pause to examine the dynamics of the two major factions involved. This was a protest of whites vs. whites. Throughout American history there has been a dichotomous war between whites. This struggle has existed from the founding of our democracy. Indeed, there were founders who fiercely [...]
We have much to be proud of: a multilingual and cosmopolitan democracy, strong international friendships and a generous view of others. But challenges await On its 150th birthday this weekend, Canadians celebrate their peaceful and prosperous country. It’s also special occasion for those of us who were born elsewhere and have adopted Canada as our [...]
Does little to address the guiding principles of the electoral reform committee and could result in less-competitive elections Despite recent musings by the prime minister that electoral reform – a Liberal campaign promise – may no longer be a priority, the parliamentary Special Committee on Electoral Reform will deliver a report by Dec. 1 on how to, well, [...]
In our recent editorial meeting several questions were raised regarding the October election call and the future of our country. The most relevant question is where is our country heading as our economy overall is struggling to recover leaving citizens in limbo of worry and uncertainty? Given the opportunity of our democracy and progress even [...]
Le diffuseur public annonçait récemment dans une missive intitulée “Radio-Canada.ca fait le pari de la transparence” qu’elle ne permettrait dorénavant plus l’usage de pseudonyme. Les commentaires devront donc être signés sous le véritable nom de l’usager lorsqu’un internaute désire partager son point de vue sur un contenu web
Given the facts of these citizens’ experiences we must underline that the first step to making a difference is firstly being educated on the subject of the structure and benefits of Canada’s parliamentary code of conduct. Added to that are three simple Canadian values and that is Volunteer, Multiculturalism and Democracy.
Haitians themselves, Caribbeans, and international development experts have been asking questions: why is Haiti in so much despair, rolling from crisis to crisis, and so poor, worsened by the 2010 earthquake?
cut-down the historical Leviathan central government that unrealistically dictates to the average Ghanaians’ progress and let Ghanaians have the ultimate say about what they actually need in the face of competing priorities. This is against the set of backward social infrastructure