Fatal Stabbings in the US

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On a portland light-rail train two men were heartlessly stabbed by an out of control man yelling racial slurs at two young muslim teens. Police identified the victims as Ricky John Best, 53, of Happy Valley, Oregon, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche, 23, of Portland. Police say that Best died […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Today we celebrate St. Patrick’s day, the annual holiday honouring St. Patrick, the Patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century, has grown into a worldwide festival celebrating the Irish culture with festivals, parades, distinctive foods, and a whole lot of green attire. […]

A Day Without A Woman Shows Us that Yes, Girls Do Run the World

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Yesterday was International Women’s Day. It was a time for celebrating the vital role women play in the world, as well as reflecting on the continued struggle for gender equality. It also coincided with the “Day Without a Woman” protest– a day wherein women across the world excused themselves from work; […]

“This is Ann”: Ann Taylor’s Recent Video Celebrates Past Female Leader

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Since 2011, ANN Inc. has invited young girls across North America to apply for the HERLead Fellowship, a mentorship program designed to mould the next generation of powerful, female world leaders. Fellows are offered the opportunity to attend a four-day long leadership training session in New York City, as well […]

Kellie Leitch And *That* Video

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It’s been a while since Kellie Leitch first announced she was running for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada. From the get-go, her platform drew criticism for its not-so-subtle xenophobic undertones, including talks of intensifying Canada’s immigrant screening process and protecting “core Canadian values” (whatever that means). Then, a few days ago, Leitch […]

How Donald Trump’s travel ban will affect Canadians

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban for citizens of predominantly Muslim nations has shocked many across the globe and was met with court challenges and protests throughout the country. Currently, Trump’s decision temporarily bans citizens from several countries including Iran, Somalia, Sudan and Syrian refugees indefinitely and the U.S. administration […]

Iranian Star of Academy Award-nominated Film Boycotting the Oscars Over Trump Visa Ban

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Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti took to Twitter yesterday to speak out against U.S. President Trump’s order to temporarily ban and suspend visas for many immigrants and refugees. Another order will be blocking individuals with visas from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Alidoosti stars alongside Shahab Hosseini in […]

The Bangladeshi American Who Symbolized the Women’s March

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Munira Ahmed’s story all began with one photo. A freelancer from Queens, the Bangladeshi American was photographed donning an American Flag as a hijab back in 2007. The picture was snapped by photographer and friend Ridwan Adhami near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Both Adhami and Ahmed are Muslim Americans, making […]