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Dangerous Rise in Femicides News 

Dangerous Rise in Femicides

According to the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability, femicide is defined as the killing of women and girls, however there are also various types. The eight murders that we have seen throughout the past eight weeks in the province can be categorized as intimate femicide, which is women being killed by former or current partners. This has also raised questions in the province about domestic abuse and violence in general against women.  Elisapee Angma, age 44 Marly Edouard, age 32 Nancy Roy, age 44 Slyvie Bisson, age 60 …

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Hijab Bans Are Not for Liberation or Secularism News 

Hijab Bans Are Not for Liberation or Secularism

Recently, the government of France voted to ban the wearing of a hijab for anyone under eighteen years old as well as forbids mothers who wear hijabs from wearing theirs if they are accompanying a student on a school trip. Furthermore, public pools are allowed to refuse women who wear burkinis. The French government claims that this was done in an attempt to liberate Muslim women, however what they fail to understand is that not only does this do the exact opposite, but it is blatant islamophobia.  Already there is…

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The Newfoundland & Labrador Election Fiasco News 

The Newfoundland & Labrador Election Fiasco

“This may be just the beginning as opposed to the end” – Sandy Collins, former PC cabinet minister. February 13, 2021, was supposed to be when voters in Newfoundland and Labrador would cast their ballots and decide who would represent and govern them for the next four years or so. However, in a somewhat expected twist, the fourth provincial election in Canada to be held under the COVID-19 pandemic became… complicated, to say the least. Background On May 16, 2019, the last provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador, the governing…

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Everything Wrong With Our Anti-Racism Minister Being White News 

Everything Wrong With Our Anti-Racism Minister Being White

Recently, Premier Francois Legault felt that the province needed someone to lead the fight against racism and he apparently had the perfect candidate in mind. The Premier chose environment minister Benoit Charette—who in addition to being white—does not believe that Quebec has a systemic racism problem.  Systemic racism is essentially when racism is upheld in government systems and therefore, in society as a whole. It’s almost ironic for anyone in Legault’s government to say that systemic racism is basically non-existent in Quebec considering that they passed Bill 21 which is…

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Legault Refuses to Help the Homeless News 

Legault Refuses to Help the Homeless

As of the beginning of January, Legault’s government set a curfew that lasted from eight pm until five am and that would be in place for at least a month. However, that date has inevitably been extended. With this strict rule in place, whose monetary penalty ranges from one to six thousand dollars, came a series of exceptions in order to accommodate people. Exceptions for front line health care workers who work late hours as well as those who finish a late shift and have difficulty making it home before…

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Morgan Wallen: From Rising Star to Overnight Disgrace News 

Morgan Wallen: From Rising Star to Overnight Disgrace

“The news out of Nashville tonight does not represent country music” – Kelsea Ballerini   With the release of his hit sophomore album, Dangerous: The Double Album, which reached number one in multiple countries, everything seemed to be going phenomenal in 2021 for the new-coming country singer and songwriter Morgan Wallen until one fateful incident, labelled as racist, that may have costed his music career.   “p—- ass n—–“   Reported to have happened on a Saturday evening, neighbours of Morgan Wallen’s Nashville residence recorded video footage of the 27-year-old hurling…

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Air Passengers Rights in the Supreme Court News 

Air Passengers Rights in the Supreme Court

On the 23rd of December, the Supreme Court of Canada refused to hear an appeal stemming from the Federal Court of Appeal based on the Air Passengers Rights Group v. Canadian Transportation Agency (2020) case. The APR was seeking an order from a court to oblige the CTA to remove a statement from their website concerning cancelled flight refunds. The CTA had stated on their website that Canadian Airlines could offer “travelling vouchers” or travel credits for future air travel to passengers whose flights had been cancelled due to the…

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Proud Boys are Marked as a Terrorist Group News 

Proud Boys are Marked as a Terrorist Group

On January 6th, 2021, a bunch of homegrown American terrorists stormed the United States Capitol building during an insurrection which became a failed coup. Several people died and others were injured. Among the insurrectionists were members of the alt-right, neo-fascist group, the Proud Boys. Two days before the fated insurrection, the leader of this group of neo-Nazis, Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, was arrested for allegedly burning a Black Lives Matter banner belonging to Black church during a “Stop the Steal” protest two months ago. In the fallout of the Capital Riots,…

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What’s Happening with Farmers in India? News 

What’s Happening with Farmers in India?

Three bills on agriculture market reforms, which would change the way agricultural produce is marketed, sold and stored across India, were introduced by the ruling party of the county, for which the provincial government of Punjab was not in favour, as it is one of the most agriculturally based states of the county. As a result, the leader of the provincial government resigned from the post for being against the introduced law.   In the Lok Sabha, the voice of opposition was not considered, and the three bills were passed through…

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Fighting Terrorism With Terrorism: The Macron Way News 

Fighting Terrorism With Terrorism: The Macron Way

As the media has been turned towards the USA for so long; calling out their institutional racism, mocking Donald Trump during his entire 4 years in office, then reporting live updates during the incredibly tense 2020 elections, Canada and the USA seem to have forgotten about the issues present across the ocean, and no, I’m not talking about China and Russia, as we do hear a lot of anti-Russia and anti-China propaganda.  I’m talking about France.   On October 16th, Northern Parisian schoolteacher Samuel Paty was beheaded by a suspected…

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