Canada’s history contains numerous chapters of domestic extremism. In Quebec the FLQ once terrorized the province by kidnapping politicians and bombing political targets. During the Oka Crisis tensions between the Indigenous and the settlers boiled over in dramatic waves of violence. Canada is no stranger to extremes on our soil and the most prominent form of violent ideological expression gripping our country today is Islamic Terrorism.
Canadians are racking up a ton of debt. As a whole the country’s debt to personal income ratio has been increasing yearly since the 1980s. Currently Canadians owe more than $1.50 for every dollar of income. With this ratio of +150%, it is evident many Canadians are struggling to stay on top of their spending. There are many reasons for increases in personal debt such as the rising cost of living. This article will not explore the external factors contributing to this trend but will recommend something that we all can do; keep better track of our funds. Continue reading
A speech by Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to take place at UC Berkeley on February 1st 2017. Angry protesters surrounded the facility and demanded the event to be called off. A fire was set and the protesters became violent, ultimately resulting in the cancellation of the speech. Continue reading
E-International Relations is an online academic resource that offers free texts on a variety of topics. I was very impressed when I stumbled onto their collection. They cover a wide variety of subject matter including the ongoing situations in the Middle East, the conflict in Ukraine, and on Climate Change. Continue reading
For 50 years Canada’s homicide rate has been on a downward trend. The likelihood of dying by murder continues to fall lower and lower. Canadians cities are getting safer. This is something we need to both realize and appreciate. Let’s look at the stats.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton contains an impressive collection of historical and wartime aircraft and memorabilia. Arguably the most famous of these possessions is one of the only two surviving airworthy Avro Lancaster Bombers.
To some it is obvious, there are two genders, man and woman. To others, gender can have a more nuanced understanding. Who is correct? Continue reading