Historic Handshake At Mandela Memorial

Historic Handshake At Mandela Memorial

The Canadian Press  12.10.2013
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela,...
Mandela Memorial Brings Together Obama, World Leaders (PHOTOS)

Mandela Memorial Brings Together Obama, World Leaders (PHOTOS)

12.10.2013
U.S. President Barack Obama received a warm welcome at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela Tuesday, with thousands of South Africans...
Canadian Media Mangled Mandela's Legacy

Canadian Media Mangled Mandela's Legacy

12. 9.2013
The Canadian media has missed, or, rather, sidestepped the opportunity to truly learn the lessons Madiba taught the world. Politicians...
Nelson Mandela: A Towering Figure of Our Time

Nelson Mandela: A Towering Figure of Our Time

12. 8.2013
Mandela was a towering figure of our time, a key person in the struggles for human rights and social justice. The 20th century was a century...
Nelson Mandela Was Truly the World's Finest

Nelson Mandela Was Truly the World's Finest

12. 8.2013
The other night I was in Regent Park, near downtown Toronto, at the Nelson Mandela Park Public School observing a small candlelight vigil....
Long Walk of Prisoner #46664 Part 1: Honouring Greatness

Long Walk of Prisoner #46664 Part 1: Honouring Greatness

12. 8.2013
This day in Dublin, Mandela shakes my hand. It's a most peculiar moment. I look into his eyes, he looks into mine, and somehow I know I'm...
I Will Never Forget What Nelson Mandela Said to Me

I Will Never Forget What Nelson Mandela Said to Me

12. 7.2013
I will never forget what he said as he greeted us, "Hello" he said in a quite but firm voice, "I'm Nelson Mandela and it is truly an honour...
Harper, 3 Former PMs To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

Harper, 3 Former PMs To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

The Canadian Press  12. 7.2013
OTTAWA - The Prime Minister's Office says three former PMs have confirmed they will accompany Stephen Harper to South Africa to pay final...

Truth Commission Learned From Mandela: Head

12. 7.2013
Aboriginal Canadians have shared in the struggles Nelson Mandela faced in his fight for racial equality, says the head of Canada's Truth...
What Mandela Would Have Wanted

What Mandela Would Have Wanted

12. 6.2013
As the tributes continue to pour in, I wonder whether Mandela would want us to spend our time mourning him rather than working our differences...
I Grew Up in South Africa During Apartheid

I Grew Up in South Africa During Apartheid

12. 6.2013
I was born in South Africa, under apartheid -- a white child with every privilege. It was the year 1969, five years after Nelson Mandela...
Musicians Mourn Nelson Mandela On Twitter

Musicians Mourn Nelson Mandela On Twitter

Jason MacNeil  12. 6.2013
News of Nelson Mandela's death resulted in a deluge of reactions and condolences from the world over, including musicians from every genre. "It...
'A Life For The Ages'

'A Life For The Ages'

Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press  12. 6.2013
OTTAWA - They were a government in waiting — ready to follow their fearless, newly freed leader, Nelson Mandela — except for one major...
Nelson Mandela Restored My Faith in Politics

Nelson Mandela Restored My Faith in Politics

12. 6.2013
If ever proof were needed that one person can change the world, Nelson Mandela was that proof. His unwavering commitment to peace, tolerance,...
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