NDP’s Niki Ashton: Canada’s Bernie Sanders?

The race for the leadership of the Canadian Federal New Democratic Party at the soul of Canadian Progressivism is down to 3 men and one woman: Charlie Angus, Guy Caron, Jagmeet Singh and Niki Ashton, the latter a former Canadian Bernie Sanders supporter and unabashed...
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How Canada’s Political System REALLY Works

If you’ve had any access Google News lately or are in fact Canadian, you know that Canada has a new Governor General(-designate), former astronaut Julie Payette, replacing outgoing Conservative pick David Johnston. While her position is without a doubt controversial...
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Media Beating the Drums of War Again in North Korea

If we hadn't already learned our lesson about neverending, pointless, bloody wars overseas from interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and other places around the world that have claimed countless innocent civilian lives, President Donald Trump, via speech and...
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Being Canadian: What It Means To Me

I mean no disrespect to anyone from another country with this missive. Everyone should be able to be proud of where they come from and their roots. But being Canadian has been a life saver for me. I would not be writing this today had it not been for incredible...
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Stop and Think

I was reflecting today, as I looked around my apartment. I was thinking, I need to clean that, and I need to pay that bill and I need to buy groceries. Then I realized – I have an apartment to clean. I have money to pay bills. I have food in my fridge. I think a lot...

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4 Signs Of Depression You Can’t Ignore

Men and their mental health has been a common thread in the media over the last few weeks. With the increase in the number of men and women being killed at the hands of law enforcement officers and other senseless crimes there is no surprise that so many black men are...

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Things That are Important to Me

When presented with the assignment “Write 500-750 words on something important to YOU” my brain did what brains do best and presented me with radio silence. Absolutely zero ideas came forth. The ones that did dare to make their presence known made me nervous; how do I...

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A Retired Pakistani Soldier’s Story

FATHER’S MILITARY CAREER Introduction Every person in life sets his own main mission irrespective of the environment that exists around him or her. It is but natural that man strives to prosper in life and leave something better for posterity. Education and moral...

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The Power of a Smile

Sometimes in life, we can get wrapped up in our own problems and issues that we have to deal with. I certainly know this for myself, but I have started to realize that other people have lives as well. There are many people in pain. There are many people struggling to...

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