Category Archives: Human Rights and Freedoms

‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Podcasts that bridge the political divide

Protesters in front of National Conference Hall, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa) CBC Radio · Posted: May 10, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Surprisingly open and healthy conversations that are both entertaining and illuminating. … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Why are many liberal leaders being called socialists or communists and Conservative leaders fascists or authoritarians?

A two dimensional view of the political spectrum. April 19 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Many political right and left wing supporters resorting to extreme views and opinions to try and make their points. Less and less importance … Continue reading

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This may be how the West might be lost | National Post

Getty Images Matt Gurney – National Post March 29, 2019 6:00 AM EDT Last Updated March 29, 2019 6:00 AM EDT Filed under: Full Comment The late 19th century was the era when, in the United States, the West — … Continue reading

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Fletcher would create four ‘Indigenous’ seats in Manitoba Legislature | Winnipeg Sun

Independent MLA Steven Fletcher – FRED CHARTRAND / THE CANADIAN PRESS Joyanne Pursaga – Winnipeg Sun – Post Media April 8 2019 https://winnipegsun.com/news/news-news/fletcher-would-create-four-indigenous-seats-in-manitoba-legislature Commentary – Opinion Government here needs to be scaled down to sustainable size not up plus made … Continue reading

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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-dont-be-so-sure-a-carbon-tax-will-survive-the-supreme-court Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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