Entries by Bernie Farber from 10/2012

The Man Fighting Hate Speech Without Parliament's Support

| Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Politics

On October 2, the Federal Court of Canada found S13 of Canada's Human Rights legislation dealing with hate on the Internet to be constitutional. A key key figure who utilized S13 to help defend ethnic and faith minorities against toxic speech is a friend and a person I consider a hero, Richard Warman. Sadly instead of gratitude Warman was victimized for his efforts.

A Decade of Deaths Under a Bridge

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada

In summertime, the lazy McIntyre River, a tributary of Lake Superior, is a picturesque waterway that meanders through Thunder Bay's George Burke Park. However for 15-year-old Jethro Anderson; Curran Strang, 18; Reggie Bushie, 15; and Kyle Morrisseau, 17 -- all First Nations high school students -- the river was to be their final resting place.

The Boss Performs a "Mitzvah" For An 11-Year-Old Girl

| Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Music

Last week in Hamilton Ontario at the Copps Coliseum The Boss played arguably one of his most frenetic concerts that lasted his usual three hours plus. It had all the ingredients one would expect at a Springsteen gathering.When The Boss hit the stage the crowd went wild; a typical Springsteen concert with a unique exception; 11-year-old Grace Mahler.