Tag: Canada

Coffee and Gentrification


Development in most cases disguises itself as the advancement of society by creating a better atmosphere to live in terms of social and economic standards. In the case of urban development, new businesses selling higher value items seems beneficial for the…

Does Canada Have a New Border Issue?


It appears that President Donald Trump’s new policies and strict attitude towards immigration has prompted more refugees to head for their northern neighbour. Quebec and Manitoba, in particular, have seen more people enter the country illegally through treacherous land routes…

Interview with Michael Chong: The Candidate for the Conservative Party Leadership On Kellie Leitch, Nationalism and the Normalization of Hate


Originally published in French on Februrary 6, 2017: http://mironline.ca/entrevue-avec-michael-chong-le-candidat-pour-la-chefferie-du-parti-conservateur-nous-parle-de-kellie-leitch-le-nationalisme-et-la-normalisation-de-la-haine/ During a recent meet-and-greet in downtown Montréal, Mr. Chong agreed to speak with me on several pertinent questions pervading this campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC). Chong…

The Shooting, Quebec, and Bill 62


In light of the shooting in Quebec City on January 29th, the provincial government has revisited the problems of immigration and racism. The central discussion revolved around Bill 62, which calls to limit the wearing of religious symbols, and the debates…

Canada and Racism


Canada is renowned worldwide for its openness to immigrants and newcomers. While it is true that Canada accepts a lot of new people, racism persists in the country. In light of the recent shooting in Quebec City, people have begun…