When the United States' reputation took a hit under Donald Trump, I felt it every day.
Still, Canada is doing better than many other countries.
No one thinks they have prejudices — but everyone has room for improvement when it comes to biases.
It completely ignores the importance of policy-based politics and reduces Jagmeet to nothing but his faith.
It's the one thing that you have control over, that you can do immediately and that will actually make a difference.
I want to know who 'they' are and whether they are really so different from 'us.'
Book of Mormon is currently on stage in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre (for a second time) until April 16. I saw the show with friends. During (and after), I was deeply bothered by it but I could not fully explain why. Was it the black genital jokes? Or was it the mostly white audience who found such jokes funny?
Busy celebrating the best of what Polish culture had to offer, I rarely paused to think about the darker parts of my heritage. But moving out from my childhood home and joining a Polish community during a formative time of my life brought this willful ignorance into stark relief.
We cannot allow indifference or silence to normalize the language of intolerance in political discourse. I, for one, do not want the next generation of politicians to have to apologize for injustices that I have the ability to prevent.
It matters not a whit whether or not Donald Trump influenced Alexandre Bissonnette. What matters is that neither Donald Trump or Alexandre Bissonnette reflect Canada's beliefs or values.