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Emmanuella's Win, A Pure Political Victory

Ιουστίνη Φραγκούλη-Αργύρη | Posted 04.05.2017 | World
Ιουστίνη Φραγκούλη-Αργύρη

After her by-election rout in Montreal’s St-Laurent riding Monday evening, the young candidate of Hellenic origin, Emmanuella Lambropoulos, will be ...

Dear Kellie Leitch: If You Think Immigrants Don't 'Work Hard,' You Haven't Met My Family

Omer Aziz | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics
Omer Aziz

Dear Ms. Leitch, By now, the prospect of your “values-test” has been debated and largely dismissed by much of the Canadian public. No one who has ...

Seth Meyers Calls Out Trump’s Continued Silence On The Quebec Shooting

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Donald Trump, claimed Tuesday that the president hadn’t commented on the recent Quebec mosque shooting because he “...

Kellyanne Conway On Trump's Silence To Quebec Mosque Attack: 'He Doesn't Tweet About Everything'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday said President Donald Trump feels “sympathetic to any loss of life” when asked about his si...

The Unbearable Lightness of False Accusation!

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

In a terse statement indicating that no charges of sexual assault would be filed as a result of the claims of 21-year old Alice Paquet, M.N.A. Gerry S...

Donald Trump's Silence On The Quebec Mosque Shooting Is Dangerous For American Muslims

The Huffington Post | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 02.02.2017 | World

On Sunday night, Alexandre Bissonnette, a 27-year-old white man, opened fire inside a Quebec City mosque, killing six people and wounding eight others...

Anti-Muslim Laws Risk Inciting Acts Like Quebec Mosque Attack, Says Canadian Philosopher

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 02.01.2017 | World

Charles Taylor is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading philosophers. His many books include Sources of the Self, an exploration of how diff...

Canada's Alt-Right Mosque Shooter And What He Means For Right-Wing Media

Eric Boehlert | Posted 02.01.2017 | Media
Eric Boehlert

For the extreme alt-right movement, Trump has arrived as its Oval Office savior, as the two sides team join forces to wage war on jihadists supposedly pouring across America's borders.

Canada Calls Out Fox News For 'False And Misleading' Quebec Shooter Tweets

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 02.01.2017 | World

UPDATE: 7:50 p.m. ― Fox News deleted the tweet and issued a statement from FoxNews.com managing director Refet Kaplan: FoxNews.com initially correc...

Man Mistaken As Quebec Shooter Was Trying To Save Friend's Life

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.30.2017 | World

A man police mistakenly identified as a suspect in Sunday’s Quebec City mosque shooting said he ran into the building to save lives, not take them. ...

Female Radicalization: Media Analysis

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.07.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Why do young people, including girls and women, turn radical and what role does the Internet play in their radicalization? Lebanese sociologist Mona ...

This Philosopher Has Reimagined Identity and Morality for a Secular Age

Craig Calhoun | Posted 11.27.2016 | World
Craig Calhoun

Charles Taylor will receive the $1 million Berggruen Prize on Dec. 1 at the New York Public Library. One of the world’s most respected philosophers ...

Pit Bulls? Hero Mayor Affirms: I'm With Stupid

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 09.16.2016 | Green
Douglas Anthony Cooper

In the debate over whether pit bulls should be banned, Montreal's mayor has demonstrated rare grit. It takes backbone to stand firmly against every professional organization on the continent, and to embrace heroic ignorance.

Montreal Is About To Kill A Lot Of Dogs, Based On Quack Science

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 10.02.2016 | Green
Douglas Anthony Cooper

A dog registered as a boxer has killed a woman in Montreal, so the mayor is calling for a ban on pit bulls. This would be amusing, if it weren't so predictable and depressing.

Want To Prevent Lone Wolf Terrorism? Promote A 'Sense of Belonging' Among Immigrants

The Conversation US | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
The Conversation US

It's not sufficient to know that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had a violent relationship with his wife, or that Abdelmalik Petitjean visited Turkey just prior to entering a church in Normandy. What's more important is to understand what they wanted for themselves in the longer term.

Montreal's OSM Concludes Couche-Tard Virée Classique with Record Attendance

ZEALnyc | Posted 08.27.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Kent Nagano and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Maison Symphonique, Montreal August 12, 2016. Photo: ZEALnyc Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, ZEALn...

7 getaways for 7 weekends

Joy Pecknold | Posted 08.03.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Now that it's August, there are seven weeks of summer left, which invokes a sense of urgency to maximize the remaining weekends. Crucial components in...

The World's Top Couch Potato Adventures

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Travel trends come and go like cruise ships at sea. For a while it was yes-it's-included tours. Then volunteer-as-you-go. The big thing now--hot as...

Montreal - A City Like No Other

Noam Schimmel | Posted 07.08.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

Montreal's French-Canadian identity is hugely significant in making Montreal Montreal. Toronto has much to celebrate, and I do not wish to detract from that. But Montreal's wonders are utterly distinctive and frankly unique not only in Canada but globally.

Why Is It So Hard To Live In The Moment?

Shayne Looper | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

My wife and I are just back from a week on a large lake in Quebec. We left our car in a gravel lot that was slowly surrendering its borders to the enc...

Multicultural Societies Teach Us The 'Global Citizen' Mindset

Iris Fisher | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Iris Fisher

So, I may not be a globetrotter per say, and don't have a memorabilia of stamps on my passport, but my Canadian citizenship has provided me more than the better life, and peaceful nation my parents sought when they decided to migrate to Canada.

One Fine Day in Quebec City

John Mariani | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

I assume that there is a good deal of competition between the Canadian cities of Montréal and Québec as to which offers the most pleasures for the t...

Off the Beaten Path in Eastern Canada

Shoptiques | Posted 04.19.2017 | Travel
Shoptiques

Exploring Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia Everyone visits Toronto and Montreal on their Canadian adventures--with good reason--but for those who wan...

Why North America Needs to Pivot to North America

Michael Kergin | Posted 02.01.2017 | World
Michael Kergin

We are much more important to each other than we realize: pivoting to North America can be the way to ensure that in a turbulent 21st century, our three countries are partners in success rather than accomplices in failure.

Re-Classifying Dogs as Sentient Beings: It's Time, America, It's Time

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 12.04.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

This shift in how we think of our pets -- from animals as property to animals as sensitive beings - isn't just happening in Quebec. New Zealand and France changed their laws this year, too.