The debate around the Kirpan has been present in Québec for a few years and is still to this day discussed by opposite worldviews. The issue around the Kirpan, a religious symbol worn by Sikhs, comes from the debate whether the symbolic weapon should be accepted in schools or any other public place where security is mandatory. In his article for The Globe and Mail, John Ibbitson discusses the issue.
The debate around the subject has brought up the question whether multiculturalism functions well in Canada. Even though the Kirpan is considered a religious symbol and not a weapon by the... [+] Read more
The case of Cyntoia Brown became viral this week. She is a woman who has been in jail for 10 years after murdering Johnny Mitchell Allan, a man who abused her and forced her into prostitution. In her article for CNN, AJ Willingham discusses the newly viral subject.
Cyntoia Brown is a 29-year-old woman who has had a rough past, suffering from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, growing up in an abusive home and running away from her adoptive parents. She was involved with drugs and alcohol and met ‘’Cut Throat’’, a then 24-year-old man who sexually and physically abused her, as well as forcing her into... [+] Read more