“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.”
The public conversation taking place due to the fact that Simon does not speak French only propagates the colonial status quo.
“For city dwellers, public spaces are extensions of our homes and the very heartbeat of our communities. They’re deeply essential to the quality of life in a way that we often don’t even notice.”
“Canada Day has never been a happy day for us. It’s always felt like a slap in the face for Indigenous communities.”
Is the new rule about “Quebec music only” in government buildings and phone lines meant to promote local talent, or is it state-enforced cultural propaganda?
Après qu’un ministre québécois ait été hué à la vigile de vendredi pour les victimes de l’attentat de London, les mêmes que d’habitude se sont complus dans le «tone policing.»
Tone policing by the usual suspects ensued after a Quebec minister was booed at Friday’s vigil for the London attack victims.
“Why are we still reverent towards an institution that’s capable of such horrific acts of violence? Why not just seize their assets to fund the search for more grave sites, and pay reparations?”
“Here in Quebec, we need to stop pretending that the mistreatment of Indigenous communities is solely a ROC (Rest of Canada) problem. This is our legacy, too.”