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The truth behind the story engulfing Canada's Sikh politicians

Trudeau's India visit tarnished by a hysteria with a long and deep historical context the media completely misunderstood, parroting racist, anti-Sikh …

India

Poster in B.C. schools about white privilege hits nerve with some parents

A poster campaign at a school district in British Columbia's Interior aimed at creating conversations about racism and privilege has struck a nerve …

Trudeau is an insult to feminism – and to seriousness

The past two weeks have not been kind to Justin Trudeau’s image. He decked his family out in colourful costumes, dragged them halfway across India, and wound up with the worst press of any Canadian PM on any foreign trip that anyone can remember. Canada-India relations are now in possibly their …

Conrad Black: Canadians crave an identity, not this fluffy nonsense from Trudeau

The greatest problems facing Canada have nothing to do with gender equality, native rights, or the economy, all of which are in passable condition. …

Time to recognize anti-black racism, unconscious bias does exist in Canada: Trudeau

Justin Trudeau says it's time Canadians acknowledged that racism and unconscious bias against black people exist in this country.<p>And the prime minister says it's time to take action to ensure equal opportunity and treatment of the more than one million black Canadians, including doing more to …

Why Do Men Make More Money Than Women?

When Lee-Anne McFarlane was hired as a career development advisor with the Ontario Provincial Police in 2007, she took a job for about $30,000 less …

Canada

Not your mother's wage gap: How millennials experience pay inequality

Opinion: As the economy evolves, young Canadian women—raised to believe they can do anything—are facing new challenges<p><i>Laurin Liu was an NDP member of</i> …

Maclean's magazine asking men to pay more for latest issue highlighting pay gap

TORONTO — Maclean's magazine is highlighting the gender pay gap by asking men to fork over 26 per cent more for its latest issue.<p>The news magazine …

When Asked About Returning Islamic Extremists, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Talks About European Immigrants ‘Fleeing The Devastation’ Of WWII

On February 2, during a town hall at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seemed to compare Canadians returning …

Lakritz: Being male means you’re guilty as harassment hysteria grows

If you’ve ever wondered how the kind of hysteria could happen that swept Salem back in 1692, just look around you at its modern-day equivalent — the …

OPINION: Justin Trudeau’s ‘values test’ is offensive

<b>By Dean Allison</b><p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau never misses an opportunity to boast about how his government will do everything it can to protect …

Canada

Am I a bad feminist?

<i>Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 40 books of poetry, fiction and essays, including</i> The Handmaid's Tale<i>.</i><p>It seems that I am a "Bad Feminist." I can add that to the other things I've been accused of since 1972, such as climbing to fame up a pyramid of decapitated men's heads (a leftie …

Jodie Foster: ‘Every man over 30’ should think 'about their part' in sexual harassment

Jodie Foster is calling out every man over 30 to “start thinking about their part” amid the slew of sexual harassment allegations in recent months.<p>The 55-year-old actress talked to USA Today about the sexual harassment scandal and how she is interested in hearing men's point of view.<p>"We really are …

Marilyn Manson Has Surprising Reaction To Rose McGowan's Sexual Assault Movement

Marilyn Manson was asked about the Hollywood Sexual assault epidemic and his ex-fiancee Rose McGowan’s role in it, accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape, …

‘Star Wars’ fans petition to have ‘Last Jedi’ removed from franchise

“Let the hate flow through you,” a quote from Emperor Palpatine in <i>Star Wars</i> movie <i>Return of the Jedi</i>, has never been more apt.<p>Story continues …

Pursuing Equity Is The Only Way To Ensure Success For Students

For too long, there have been persistent gaps affecting Indigenous, Black, racialized and marginalized students.<p>We believe that all students should …

Students

Non-binary Canadians still fighting for justice

Birth certificates in most provinces don't recognize those whose identities aren't strictly male/female<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apology to the …

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Canada: Statistics Canada

Hate crimes against Canada’s Jewish population rose a whopping 24% from 2015 to 2016, according to Statistics Canada.<p>There were 221 hate crimes …

Canada

B.C. hate crimes climbed by nearly 30 per cent last year

Hate crimes are on the rise in British Columbia.<p>That’s according to the latest data from Statistics Canada, which found that crimes motivated by …

Parliament Hill skating rink to be melted to provide drinking water for First Nations: feds

Days after it was criticized for its $5.6-million price tag, the Liberal government has announced that a skating rink on Parliament Hill will be …

Sorry, Justin. Your apology to LGBTQ people doesn’t let you off the hook

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to stand in Parliament and formally apologize on behalf of the Canadian government for decades …

LGBTQI

Kaleidoscope: How a Ukrainian dance ignited a debate on cultural appropriation

Ukrainian dance created to honour Indigenous people stirs controversy<p>​Six young men dance arm-in-arm, stomping as they move in a tight, precise …

Trudeau sorry for 'historic wrong' against aboriginal Canadians

The prime minister has apologized to First Nations people in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador for abuse at assimilation-oriented schools. …

Justin Trudeau calls on men to help end violence against women

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says men must do more to put an end to gender-based violence against women and girls.<p>Calling such violence a …

A brave teaching assistant gets humiliated and we all grow a little more leery of speaking too freely

The use of anonymity — in other words, cowardice — was one of the worst aspects of Wilfrid Laurier University’s ritual humiliation of a bright and …

​Trudeau government should enshrine 'net neutrality' in law, Internet activist says

TORONTO -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's support of "net neutrality" is encouraging but the concept should be enshrined in federal law to protect …

Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colours

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them “we’re really winning” against America’s …