Charter Canada

Will Feds Stiff the Charter on its Birthday?

Irwin Cotler | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

Regrettably, the 30th anniversary of any of the events in the landmark process to enshrining Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms has gone without any remark or notice from the government. Indeed, with just five days until the Charter's birthday we have yet to hear of any plans for official commemoration from the government.

How Being a Minority Taught Me Tolerance

Omar Alghabra | Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada
Omar Alghabra

I moved to Canada when I was 19, where I became a member of a small minority and was exposed to other cultures and lifestyles that were alien to me. It was a transformation from the simplicity of being part of a homogeneous dominant culture to the humility of having to explain who you are.