civil rights

Why are dropout rates higher in Aboriginal communities than in the rest of Canada?

On average, Aboriginal people in Quebec are less well educated than all Aboriginal Canadians, who are themselves less well educated than all Canadians. In Quebec, the proportion of Aboriginal people is almost three times greater than elsewhere in Canada, and a larger proportion of First Nations people lives on reserves. The poverty among the Aboriginal people is increasing in Canada. This meaningful issue is one of the main cause of school dropout of the Aboriginal people.

800,000 Dreamers on the Edge of Being Sent Back to a Country They Do Not Know

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Published on Al Jazeera English website by Al Jazeera and news agencies, on September 6th, the article “US reacts to Trump's move to scrap the DACA programme” sums up the reactions to Trump government’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

800,000 Dreamers on the Edge of Being Sent Back to a Country They Do Not Know

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Published on Al Jazeera English website by Al Jazeera and news agencies, on September 6th, the article “US reacts to Trump's move to scrap the DACA programme” sums up the reactions to Trump government’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

How to change the world while having fun!

Volunteering is a great opportunity to get out of your comfort zone and to interact with the world while being part of something bigger than yourself. I have been doing volunteer work for quite a few years now and would like to present a few of them. That said the first two will relate to my previous post “Russian Water: Death Guaranteed” which was about problems related to alcohol. The other two are for sports fans and human rights fighters.

Amnesty International

Core Values & Goals: Amnesty’s goals involve putting research and action together in an effort to limit and prevent the abuse of human rights and to help those whose rights have been abused in the past. They believe in strength in numbers because when we stand united we are most influential. With so many people speaking out the sky is the limit regarding the progress Amnesty can make in defending and protecting human rights.

Civil Rights Across the Globe

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When aircrafts hurt privacy

In our everyday life, almost everything can be seen as an attack to our privacy, such as Facebook and cellphones. On top of that, we will also need to worry what’s above us. Brace yourselves; unmanned spying drones are coming in Canada.

The rise of an Arabic winter, a dream or reality?

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On Sunday the 27th of January 2013, Egypt’s president and leader of the Islamic brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi announced the imposition of a curfew and a state of emergency that will last 30 days in three provinces following all the unexpected violence that occurred in the past few days.

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Marriage has been defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as, “the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law” (Merriam-Webster, 2012).  What if you wanted to marry someone of the same gender? Gay marriage has been under heated debate recently between the gay community, the Catholic Church, and politicians.