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“Mr. President-elect, can you stand here today, once and for all and say that no one connected to you or your campaign had any contact with Russia leading up... more
Donald Trump
Russia
USpoli
Orientalists, as far as many scholars are concerned, tend to have a reductionist perspective about the non-Western other often portrayed as homogeneous,... more
Yasser Harrak
Gholam Khiabany
History This year there has been several court cases regarding Cannabis for medical usage. Of note, the most recent federal case found that the law requiring... more
 
December 3, 2016
As an Arab, the situation of the Palestinians breaks my heart, as does the situation of Syrians, Lebanese, Iraqis, and even those living in relative peace... more
Green Party of Canada
BDS
Israel-Palestine
From the moment Israel declared its independence, one of the main Arab tactics has been to exploit the Jews' Achilles heel – their highly developed culture,... more
Green Part of Canada
BDS
Israel
8 reasons I will not buy a Zibi condo on islands in the Ottawa River By Warren McBride I care about my pocketbook and I have a social conscience. That's why I'... more
Chaudière Falls
Akikodjiwan Falls
Victoria Island
zibi
Stop Windmill?
Condos
reconciliation
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Ottawa official plan
unceded
Hydro
Algonquin Territory
Aside from the flawed application of the criminal justice model, research has overwhelmingly suggested that the effectiveness of punitive measures have been... more
Ottawa police
Police
Corrections Canada
Canada prisons
crime
Justice
The word “politics” is derived from the Greek word “politikos” which means the practice and theory of dealing with and influencing people.  In most people’s... more
U.S.A. Politics
USpoli
Donald Trump
Politics
Communications
democracy
propaganda
In 1980, at the foundation congress of the German Greens, the famous four pillars of the Green Party were first proclaimed:  Social Justice Ecological Wisdom... more
green
party
Israel
Palestine
Politics
The study of Orientalism helps understanding how Westerners perceive the Middle East. In this introductory synopsis, I will answer the following questions:... more
Yasser Harrak
Edward Said
Dona Stewart
Amardeep Singh
Fox News
Press TV
Water rates -- so far so good? Four things stand out after Ottawa's Environment Committee unanimously approved a new water, wastewater and stormwater fee... more
Ottawa City Council
Environment Committee
Stormwater
Water rates
Water
Ottawa
ottpoli
For those of us who thought very highly of Pierre Trudeau, the anniversary of his death on September 28th was an opportunity to reflect on the man and his... more
Gatineau Park
NCC
Pierre Trudeau
Jean Marchand
Meech Lake
Private Lands v. Public Spaces
cdnpoli
For the Prime Minister to claim such a level of 'freedom of speech' is inspiring!   Yet, the past is marked with brutality when lower ranking civil servants... more
cdnpoli
prison reform
Canadian prisons
Freedom of speech
university researchers
Transparency
Justin Trudeau
Ralph Goodale
NCC communications are rank and fetid with the gangrene of distortion and misrepresentation, and the rot just keeps eating away at the agency’s credibility...... more
NCC
Gatineau Park
integrity
Incompetence
Misrepresentation of facts
deception
cdnpoli
Gatineau
Declining Public Confidence: Policing's Quiet Crisis? It may not be the threat to Canadian policing that one would expect, but recent incidents involving... more
Police
Police abuse
Ottawa Police Services
Ottawa

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