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I Spent 36 Hours In A Holding Cell On The US-Mexico Border

Dan Revich | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Dan Revich

The floor felt like solid concrete with no softness or give. The room was long and narrow, angling to a point at the end. The ceilings about 12 feet high. Suddenly, one of the sleeping men lying below the bench pushed my blanket away.

Basia Bulat, Tall Tall Shadow and a Sacred Live Show

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

I began listening to the entirety of her new album, Tall Tall Shadow on repeat (where she plays four instruments including the charango and autoharp) and jumped at the chance to see her live.

Meatless Monday: The Glow From Ontario -- Oh She Glows' Angela Liddon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Canadians tend to be nicer than Americans -- more candor, less snark. There's some exceptions, but then there's Canadians like Ontario's Angela Liddo...

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

Are You Always Reacting to Life Instead of Responding to It

Deborah Kimmett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Deborah Kimmett

Have you got a project on the go that is beating you? How do you react to feedback? Do you let it defeat you? Or are you able to let things simmer and be playful?

How to Spot Flag-Jacking Frauds Abroad

Allison Eberle | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Allison Eberle

"Flag-Jacking" is the act of displaying the flag of a more favorable country on your garments/backpack (instead of your home country's flag), in the hope of receiving friendlier treatment.

Canada Cuts Ties with Iran & Syria Despite Its Embarrassing Record on Defending Its Middle Eastern Immigrants

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 11.08.2012 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Canada announced that it has cut ties with the governments of Iran and Syria, shutting down its embassy in Tehran and expelling diplomats from Canada. But Canada is notorious on the human rights of its Middle Eastern immigrants.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Triple Play with Wilderness of Manitoba, Crystal Antlers, and Cosmo Jarvis

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This edition of "A-Sides" features three unique artists who will either mellow you out or rock your socks off. Actually, if you're mellowing out - aren't your socks off anyway? That doesn't matter either.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Diamond Rings Gives It Up

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

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Saying It Right: Nelly Furtado Showcases Her Body of Work

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I caught up with the multi-talented songstress, and asked her why now seemed like the right time to look back.

Stockholm Water Confab Rings Alarms, Offers Hope

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

According to freelance journalist Rose George, a child dies from diarrhea -- usually brought on by fecal-contaminated food or water -- every 15 seconds. But human waste can be used to good purpose.

Who's At Karl Rove's Book Launch In New York? Hear What A Canadian Has To Say

Globe And Mail | John Ortved | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The most telling part of Karl Rove's new book, Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight is in its subtitle. No single word unde...

Muslim Woman Expelled From School In Veil Dispute

pewforum.org | Religion News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A Muslim woman has filed a human rights complaint after she was expelled from a Canadian college for refusing to remove her face veil....

The World's Smartest Money Man on the Crisis

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The year 2008 will go down as one of history's worst, but it was the best year in the history of Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Is "Canadian" A Racist Term?

Toronto Star | BRETT POPPLEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Is "Canadian" the new black? Perhaps - that is if you're a racist speaking in code. Recent revelations that the term "Canadian" is being used to repl...