We are awash in refugees, today, especially with the disaster taking place in Syria. We have limited resources -- human and
Long before Katherine Hobbes became a noted Ottawa City councillor - she took a break from exhausting careers with Bell Canada
In the brilliant movie, "I Dreamed of Africa" - based on an autobiography of noted environmental activist and poet Kuki Gallmann
A few years ago, I was in my home city of Addis Ababa from Toronto. I felt I was a stranger in my own birth city after being
Neither American Idol nor any of the crazy reality shows would ever measure up to this great public program that I have come to respect and appreciate. By watching great programming like The Agenda, my interest in Canadian history and politics has become more entrenched.
While growing up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I knew very little about Boston. Yet I knew everything to know about the Boston Marathon. I understood the Boston Marathon to be where the world came to compete and meet a personal milestone. I understood that even a country that is as poor and powerless as Ethiopia can compete and win.
It's not often that you think of children in Ethiopia as "privileged." Yet on the eve of World Health Day this Sunday, girls and boys in Ethiopia are among the developing world's most fortunate. Here's what World Vision is urging the Canadian government to do.
Ontario will honor 25 individuals with the Order of Ontario on Wednesday at Queens Park. Among the distinguished citizens
In the passionate exchange on the role of the Government of Canada via CIDA in Africa between the NDP MP and the Minister of International Cooperation, I side with Julian Fantino in what I think is best for Africa. These days, Africans are more occupied with trade and economical opportunities rather than handouts as often advocated by the NDP.
The late Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been described as both a dictator and a progressive leader. But one cannot measure Ethiopia by Canadian or American standards. The fact is that most western civilizations did not start out as unified nation we see today and the fact is that democracy is a process.