Category: Canada

Canada’s National Inquiry and the Attainment of Justice

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…

Canadian Complacency: Trudeau in the Trump Era

“We’re actually closer than friends. We’re more like siblings,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a state dinner in Washington with U.S. President Barack Obama last March. Brothers we may be, and yet our sibling nations seem to be rapidly drifting…

The World Rings in a New Year of Uncertainty for the Environment

More than one year after the groundbreaking Paris Agreement, environmental protection as a policy issue remains less certain than many environmentalists would hope. Despite progress in 2016 in countries around the world, such as Costa Rica and Sweden, and new…

Venezuelan Petrol: Black Gold or the Devil’s Excrement ?

“Ten years from now, 20 years from now, you will see [that] oil will bring us ruin.” When former Venezuelan diplomat, Juan Pablo Perez Alfonzo, spoke those words in the 1970s, his statement was predictably greeted with puzzlement, at a…

Review’s Radio: Canadian Same Sex Marriage, a Story about Love, Rights and International Impact

In the fifth episode of Review’s Radio on Demand: a story about unintentional and unexpected Canadian leadership in the legalization of same sex marriage worldwide. In her beautiful MISC ‘Sabbatical’ office, Professor Valerie Korinek elaborates on her very interesting new research on the Canadian redefinition of marriage and the history of gay and lesbian marriage activism.

A radio documentary on love, rights and international impact, curated by Rosa Rupert.