Entries by Hassan Arif from 01/2013

Does the World Still Trust Canada?

| Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada Politics

In the space of a few years, the world's perception of Canada has changed dramatically. Under the Harper Conservatives, this country has become a climate change pariah and lost its reputation as a peace-keeper and honest broker. We need to return to an international role that emphasizes humanitarianism.

Building A Progressive Coalition

| Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Politics

The (relatively new) leader of the British Labour Party, Ed Miliband, is turning out to be a very capable leader, and not just because his party is le...

Why Affordable Housing Matters

| Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Business

Social housing must be a priority -- it is a moral duty and for the homeless, it is a fiscally responsible move to prevent the increased costs for healthcare and law enforcement associated with homelessness. Mixed-income -- where the poor are not isolated -- is essential to prevent ghettoization.