Displaying items by tag: Ottawa - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:48:34 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb ‘Precarious Work will Define our Future’ http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43072-precarious-work-will-define-our-future http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43072-precarious-work-will-define-our-future Francis Fong speaks at the IRPP conference Ottawa. The event addressed several issues currently plaguing Canada's job market.
By: Susan Korah in Ottawa Three labour experts have highlighted the critical need for radical changes in government policies and…
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Economy Wed, 31 Jan 2018 06:56:10 -0500
Union Urges Feds to Help News Media after Postmedia, Torstar Shutter Local Papers http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42838-union-urges-feds-to-help-news-media-after-postmedia-torstar-shutter-local-papers http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42838-union-urges-feds-to-help-news-media-after-postmedia-torstar-shutter-local-papers Recent closures of several prominent local newspapers has many questioning if the government should step in.
By: Beatrice Britneff in Ottawa, ON Canada’s oldest media union is renewing calls on the federal government to intervene and…
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Top Stories Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:57:08 -0500
We Ignore Islamism at our Own Peril http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42597-we-ignore-islamism-at-our-own-peril http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42597-we-ignore-islamism-at-our-own-peril A mosque in Gatineau, Quebec. The concern of citizens is clearly not face coverings in the abstract, but the religious radicalism that it implies, writes Fred Maroun.
Commentary by: Fred Maroun in Ottawa Quebec recently passed a law banning face coverings for people delivering or receiving public…
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Commentary Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:35:33 -0400
Jagmeet Singh and the Media's Race Problem http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42508-jagmeet-singh-and-the-media-s-race-problem http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42508-jagmeet-singh-and-the-media-s-race-problem As an Indian-Canadian Sikh, Jagmeet Singh is often unfairly targeted with questions completely unrelated to government and policy
Commentary by: Paul Adams in Ottawa Jagmeet Singh does not yet have a seat in the House of Commons. So…
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Commentary Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:03:42 -0400
Saudi Arabia, Modernity and Counter Terrorism http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42399-saudi-arabia-modernity-and-counter-terrorism http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42399-saudi-arabia-modernity-and-counter-terrorism The decision to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia must be seen through the lens of internal tensions within the kingdom, argues Phil Gurski.
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Three cheers for Saudi Arabia! The conservative Kingdom has ruled that women can now…
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Commentary Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:29:20 -0400
When the Fear of Terrorism Trumps Reason http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42328-when-the-fear-of-terrorism-trumps-reason http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42328-when-the-fear-of-terrorism-trumps-reason A homemade bucket bomb left 29 injured in a recent terror attack on London's transit system.
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa There is no question that fear sells. The latest Stephen King film about an…
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Commentary Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:30:58 -0400
Immigration Lawyers Fear Flow of Misinformation as DACA Ends http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42233-immigration-lawyers-fear-flow-of-misinformation-as-daca-ends http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42233-immigration-lawyers-fear-flow-of-misinformation-as-daca-ends Canadian public services agencies are uneasy following the formal dismissal of the DACA program which some may cause an influx of refugee claimants.
By: Amanda Connolly in Ottawa Immigration lawyers in Canada are warning about risks caused by the spread of misinformation as…
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Top Stories Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:57:21 -0400
Myanmar may be the Next Jihadi Battleground http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42190-myanmar-may-be-the-next-jihadi-battleground http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42190-myanmar-may-be-the-next-jihadi-battleground The emergence of the militant group known as the ARSA, has only added to the internal conflict in Myanmar.
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Before this piece goes any further I need to spell out that I am…
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Commentary Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:03:16 -0400
In Bangladesh, a Small Change Could Point to More Extremism http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42018-in-bangladesh-a-small-change-could-point-to-more-extremism http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42018-in-bangladesh-a-small-change-could-point-to-more-extremism The apparent sanction of violence in Bangladesh, in the name of religion, threatens to lead to more deaths, writes Phil Gurski.
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa Sometimes, small things point to large changes. During my short visit last week to…
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Commentary Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:53:06 -0400
Suffer the Children of Islamic State http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41934-suffer-the-children-of-islamic-state http://checkout.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41934-suffer-the-children-of-islamic-state Children suffer disproportionately when exposed to death and brutality, writes Phil Gurski. Here, an Afgan boy looks on outside Kabul International Airport.
Commentary by: Phil Gurski in Ottawa If there is one searing image of the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe…
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Commentary Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:27:37 -0400