Category Archives: Current Events

Articles on current events

Where’s Walda?

I recently had an interesting conversation with a Muslim woman who vehemently defended the right of women to wear the burqa or niqab freely and without any restriction. This is a highly debated topic in many modern societies, particularly in … Continue reading

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RAP Poetry and Military Intelligence

Yesterday, I wrote a satirical, letter to Laura Di Battista of CBC radio regarding a piece of RAP Poetry aired on CBC radio on October 18, 2012.  My observations are of course “tongue in cheek” commentaries and should be taken … Continue reading

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The lives of Brian

Three weeks ago, I wrote a reflection on Rimsha, the unfortunate young girl arrested recently in Pakistan under the infamous blasphemy law.  In that last entry, I tried to articulate the reasons behind the absolute necessity of unrestricted freedom of … Continue reading

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Kids on the Street

Last Sunday, like every year, Toronto celebrated the encompassing nature of literary imagination during its “ Word on the Street” event. As every year, Lindy woke up early to join her colleagues and volunteer teachers at the OTF booth.  This … Continue reading

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Rimsha, the call for freedom

Sadly, every day brings us its lot of tragic news from the Muslim world.

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Queen’s Park rally for democracy and education

After a long summer hiatus, we are back in town and walked with the Ontario teachers at Queen’s Park earlier this week.

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Berlusconi on Middle Eastern subjects

Who knew that Berlusconi was inclined to spend that much time on Middle Eastern subjects?

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Canada … Obama … Osama …

Canada just experienced a radical shift to the left of the chessboard.  Yet by some ironical twist of sense, our conservative Prime Minister, the honorable and musically inclined Stephen Harper, got reelected with a perfidious majority … “with a little … Continue reading

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Grow up, North America!

Canadian nudity laws may be in need of an update A reflection on an article by By: Daniela Syrovy A couple of years ago, I wrote to the National Post a letter regarding the excessively prudish and stuffy attitude of … Continue reading

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