Entries by Hassan Arif from 11/2012

This Election Was No Tea Party for Mitt Romney

| Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.png At the end of the day, this "close" election was not really that close. While the race was closer than 2008, Romney's routes to victory proved limited and, ultimately, impossible. The outcome of this election will likely raise serious questions about the influence of the right wing Tea Party in the Republican Party.

What Canadian Cities Can Learn From Fredericton

| Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada

Good urban planning is important to preserving Fredericton's quality of life advantages that make it a desirable place to live and work. This includes promoting walkable streets, unique architecture that enhances the character of the city, and curbing generic box-store style sprawl.

Kids Need Help With Mental Health Too

| Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada Impact

Parents would agree, the well-being of our children is crucial. That is why it is important to raise awareness about mental health issues affecting youth, to remove the stigma attached, to create a safe space in schools, so that treatment can be sought. Also, directly related to this, improved services for mental health issues facing children and youth is essential.