My favourite Canada Day memory has nothing to do with Canada Day. I’m playing the latest Zelda game in the living room on our comfy... more
No sooner had Canadians settled into the reality of a new prime minister than Justin Trudeau once again made news last week with the... more
When the last federal election took place in May, 2011, I had turned 18 only three months prior and knew nothing about politics. I voted,... more
Before I went to an advanced polling station over the Thanksgiving long weekend and cast my ballot, I took to the Internet to read up on... more
With almost a twofold increase in voter turnout for advance polls, it is clear this federal election is already distinct from the... more
Dir: Mehran Tamadon | Nonfiction Series | Iran, France, Switzerland | 2014 | 105 mins
In his Canadian premiere,... more
WONG, Gim Foon
December 28, 1922 - July 29, 2013
[caption id="attachment_18082" align="alignleft" width="292"] The Chinese... more
On July 13th, George Zimmerman was declared not guilty for the shooting of Trayvon Martin. According to a member of the six-person jury,... more
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A few weeks ago President Obama unveiled his plan to combat the dangerous use of arms. Given the... more
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Last week, Al-Jazeera published an article about white supremacist groups and their threat to American... more
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Just weeks after banding together to do battle with contraception, conservatives in the United States have... more
On February 8, Uganda's parliament reintroduced its controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The proposed bill was originally put forward... more
Who is Newt Gingrich? This is a question I find myself asking with each day the Republican candidacy race continues. The man is an enigma... more
Using matches, Claire Fontaine, a Parisian artist, creates a map of France. After finishing, she lights her work of art on fire and watches... more
In Canada, 83 percent of our households own one car. Of the 83 percent of households that own cars, women are permitted under the law to... more
Maria Kari is a freelance journalist and writer based in Vancouver. She has previously blogged for The Nation. You can follow her musings... more
Muslim women may not be legally entitled to concealing their mouths in France, but that doesn't mean they will necessarily be silenced.... more
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | A True... more
Monday, May 2 | Rock the Vote!
Calling all cultural navigators: today is the day. Get out there and rock the vote!
Sunday, May 1 | The... more
If you're an eligible voter, check the following that applies to you:
b) 'Very ethnic'
c) White (default)
d) None of the... more