Tag Archives: Canada

Monarch Butterflies Are Now At Risk.

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  Monarch butterflies are one of the most recognizably known butterflies on earth, locally monarch butterflies are depicted in street murals, on posters, in gardens, and every summer, they are found across many city’s constructed walkways. As a result of habitat loss and climate change, monarch butterflies have been listed as Endangered on the IUCN…

Missing Indigenous Women:

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In 2019, Indigenous women only make up 4 percent of the Canadian population, yet Indigenous women and girls represent 28 percent of the homicides perpetrated against women. CBC News posted approximately 307 profiles of missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls. Many of the cases have gone unsolved because many police just don’t put in…

The Evolution of the Feminist Movement

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The most important issue for feminism in Canada today is breaking down the white supremacy of organizations like NAC and NCCW and representing inclusive rights for everyone. It is important to be reminded of the good these organizations have done, such as fighting for the right to vote, but it is also important to be…

Pluralist Theory On Euthanasia

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The pluralist theory demonstrates that people of different beliefs, backgrounds, etc., can participate in political processes. With pluralism, there is no one correct concept; there is more than one idea able to exist. For example, euthanasia falls into the category of pluralism because it exists but not everyone has to utilize the opportunity of euthanasia….

The City of Toronto’s Mask N95 Mandate

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The city of Toronto has instituted a rule that security guards must have a “clean-shaven face.” Following this rule, hundreds of Sikh security guards have been forced out of their current jobs, laid off, or even demoted to lower pay or rank within their field because of the new City of Toronto’s mask N95 mandate….

Ontario’s Public Health Care System

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  When it comes to Ontario’s new public healthcare system the question up for debate is whether it is a more efficient and effective approach to healthcare. This is the biggest change to health care in Ontario in fifty years and the question at hand is: is this change for the better. In my personal…

The New Bill C-21

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  On May 30th, the federal government announced the passage of the new Bill C-21. If passed, the proposal will further restrict legal access to handguns in Canada and establish methods to identify those who might be a danger to themselves or others.   Gun control activists have claimed Bill C-21 as a welcome step…

A Call from the North

When it comes to food in the world, no one should be deprived, and for many people in Canada, it is quite the hassle to come by for them and their respective families.   After doing a study between cities within Canada, from the City of Toronto which is by far in its opinion quite…

Car Theft Is On The Rise In Toronto

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    Auto thefts have increased in Toronto by 58 percent between 2017 and 2020, and up by another 8% in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a Toronto Police Service board meeting earlier this year.   According to the Equity Association, a group founded by the investigative division of the Insurance Bureau of Canada…

Reconciliation as Recolonization Discussion

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Dr. Taiaiake Alfred provides some insights into Canada’s unjust treatment of Native people and defines some of the core problems in his talk Reconciliation as Recolonization. The core problem Dr. Taiaiake focuses on is the fact that their land and colonization were stolen. The Indigenous communities have had numerous treaties signed to honor their rights…

Racism in Small Towns

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  Small towns have been a feeding ground for hatefulness and racism for as long as most people can remember. It is not uncommon in small towns to experience harsh racism, unfortunately. When one group dominates in an isolated city, the only way other people in the community learn about other people of other cultures…

Toronto Revisiting Active Road Closure Program

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  ActiveTO was started at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic for residents to have more outdoor space by allowing cyclists and pedestrians onto the roadways allowing more area for physical distance than ever before. However, as Toronto adjusts to life after the pandemic, the city says it is reviewing the most current data from…

The New Blue Party

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  The New Blue Party was founded in 2020 by Former Cambridge Conservative MPP Belinda Karahalios and her husband; who recently registered in 2021. The party is stated to be a right-wing, social conservative, and classical liberal party.   The New Blue states they will fight to:   Restore political accountability by eliminating political parties’…

The Autism Coalition of Ontario is Calling for Help.

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  Pointing out the individualized environment with the nursing system in Canada, one has been pointed out another type of misrepresentation with yet again another issue that has come to light amongst a plea for resolve and a plea for more help for an illness known as:   Autism. This disease or illness or medical…

Gathering Thoughts About Marijuana

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  Canada’s newest but 4-year-old pastime is slowly becoming an epic debate as to whether marijuana should have been legalized. For many, it is still the best decision made by the government, if not by most Canadians.       Rightfully so, it has shaped the country in a more up-to-date fashion like the other…

The Fierce Revelation Between Cities

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  It was one heck of a series between The Battle of Alberta and man the players did not disappoint at all. Even though it was heavily favored for the Edmonton Oilers who did dominate especially against the Calgary Flames. The fans were treated to a hard-hitting, goal-scoring frenzy that took shape in one of…

T-Bones Restaurant

  This is a joint you may want to check out if you are in Toronto, particularly the Scarborough area. The name of this fantastic restaurant: T-Bones Steakhouse     My experience takes me back to when I was eighteen years old, and I have never looked at any other venue ever since.   T-bones…

A Para-Olympian, Puisand Lai 

ETOBICOKE, TORONTO, ONTARIO – Para-Olympian does it all in all adversity towards her condition.   Para-Olympian Puisand Lai is a prime example of overcoming adversity from a situation that had her left paralyzed from a spinal condition at the age of 6 years old.   “Lai was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a rare neurological condition…