"This situation is not the Trudeau government’s fault."
According to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, AIDS-related deaths have dropped by 45 per cent, malaria death rates are down by 60 per cent and tuberculosis mortality has diminished by 47 per cent. These are exciting achievements, but not nearly as exciting as the possibility of ending those diseases for good.
This week marks the birthday of one of Canada's greatest Canadian musicians. Yep, our grizzly, hat-wearing, mutton-chopped
On November 5, Canadian rock star Corey Hart released a YouTube video of a live emotional cover of U2's ode to relationships
OK, Bono-bashers, it's time for you all to feel very badly now. The lead singer of U2 admitted on BBC One's The Graham Norton
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 in the presence of sheer, bloody greatness. Not because of what he's done or had done to him, but simply because of who he is.
For most South Africans, that long walk to freedom Mandela wrote about is on a much longer, stonier and more dangerous road than they ever expected. And it's taking far more time than their well wishers around the world ever predicted. Considering what's happening to his dream of a new, democratic and rainbow nation, maybe it's best that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has gone.
UPDATE:Nelson Mandela died at home in Johannesburg at age 95 on Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. The makers of "Mandela: Long Walk
"Aid is just a stop-gap. Commerce and entrepreneurial capitalism take more people out of poverty than aid." Though I strongly agree with these words, they came from someone just a bit more glamorous than me -- Bono. The West's relationship with the poor is based on condescension and charity. When it comes to helping the poor get out of the poverty trap, one should not be trapped in preconceived ideas.
Acclaimed producer Daniel Lanois seems to be sitting out the current studio work U2 is undertaking towards their new album