“The tropes of the bad immigrant persist in many anti-immigrant circles, and many Canadians continue to buy into them.”
The English debate was a disaster for unity and a gift for Blanchet.
“The world is burning, coastal cities are flooding, glaciers are melting, droughts, heatwaves and hurricanes are commonplace, and yet the ‘climate emergency’ question was relegated to very end of the debate, like an afterthought.”
Pepita Capriolo and Marie-Christine Kirouack are urging our governments to help their sisters in the field in Afghanistan start a new life here.
A shameful smear campaign against the borough mayor candidate is being waged by a certain local publication and by politicians whose records are far from spotless.
“If you can’t be a team player, you can sit this one out. You can watch from the sidelines as the rest of us get to access a few things that you no longer can.”
A woman who vacationed in Montreal for two weeks in 2007 and seems curiously well-versed in local language dynamics offers some advice to Quebecers and the government.
“By choosing to listen to her inner voice and prioritizing her physical and mental health, Simone Biles made it okay for others to do the same. She’s removing the stigma from these necessary choices and that makes her a real role model.”
“The message that women and victims of sexual abuse received when the team drafted him was ‘You don’t matter.’ Every apologist defending the decision is communicating the same.”
“The Montrealer will conclude her trip at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, Land’s End. Her trajectory is meant to convey how out-of-reach leaving an abusive relationship can feel.”