Author: Adrin Shojaie

Genetic Discrimination and Liberal Backbenchers’ Opposition

A recent vote in Canada's House of Commons criminalized the practise of genetic discrimination. http://bit.ly/1U9KavY

Last Wednesday, the House of Commons passed Liberal MP Rob Oliphant’s Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, also known as Bill S-201, thereby outlawing the practise of genetic discrimination in Canada. In other words, individuals may not be discriminated against due to genetic…

Canada’s National Inquiry and the Attainment of Justice

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s (NWAC) report card grading the progress of the commission tasked with conducting the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is disappointing. The proposed shortcomings, which include issues of effective communication and…

Canada’s Questionable Relationship

LAV3s set to be sold to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are pictured during an exercise by the Canadian military. https://flic.kr/p/yEWibs

The Canadian military has authorized the use of one of its bases for testing and quality assurance by General Dynamics Land Systems, a private defence contractor who is set to provide the $15-billion sale of light-armoured vehicles to the Kingdom…