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Editorial: To All My Wonderful Readers

Thank you for the lovely, encouraging comments. It truly is an inspiration to know people seek answers to questions that many are afraid to ask, or do not know whom to ask when it comes to the refugee situation in the middle east, Africa, and other war-torn countries. I have [continue reading].

Canada: Backsliding On Human Rights Under Harper

What is the UN human rights committee? The UN Human Rights Committee is composed of 18 human rights and legal experts from across the globe, including the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Japan and Canada. All signatories to the UN’s human rights covenant are required to submit to [continue reading].

Canada: How to Recognize Signs of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is, unfortunately, prevalent in our society. The good news is that there is increased awareness with respect to the existence of elder abuse and its many forms, and numerous resources available to help. Abuse is often perpetrated by someone who is close to the [continue reading].

USA: Texans ‘Just Say No’ to Donald Trump

Border patrol agents pull out of Donald Trump’s tour The border patrol agents who were scheduled to show Donald Trump around the Mexico-U.S. crossing have cancelled the tour, but the billionaire is still heading south. Local 2455, the union representing the Texas-based guards, [continue reading].

Tribute: Amy Jade Winehouse 1983 – 2011

Four years ago today the world lost Amy Winehouse. Born in London, England, on September 14, 1983, Amy Winehouse broke into the music business when, at age 16, a classmate passed on her demo tape. She signed her first record deal as a jazz vocalist, and her music later [continue reading].