Mobina Jaffer

Calgary Nurse Killed In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

Zeenab Kassam, a Calgary nurse working in Afghanistan, has been identified as one of two Canadians killed in a hotel attack in Kabul. CBC News and...

Vancouver Doctor Killed In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Roshan Thomas, a Vancouver doctor who started a school in Kabul, has been identified as one of the two Canadians killed in a hotel attack in Afgha...

After Aurora, We Should Bring back the Long Gun Registry

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

The Aurora shooting was a true tragedy. Sadly, all of the guns used in the massacre were purchased legally in the U.S. In Canada, we pride ourselves on being a peaceful and non-violent nation. For decades, Canadians have recognized the importance of remaining vigilant about gun control. But the passage of Bill C-19 -- and the abolishment of the long gun registry -- not only resulted in the loss of an important public safety tool, it also represented a step toward adopting more lenient gun control laws in Canada.