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Northern Reflections: The Last Of His Generation

  It’s been a week since Elie Wiesel’s death. Avi Benolo writes that he was the last of his generation:His generation was the generation of the 20th century that struggled to put a broken world back together. His generation was the generation of … . . . → Read More: Northern Reflections: The Last Of His Generation

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canadians to Conservative MP Kelly Block: We Disagree With Racism

by Obert Madondo (@Obiemad) In Canada we hardly confront racism by political figures. As a consequence, Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s government and Conservative MPs are having a field day practicing racism and creating resentment towards minority groups dominated by persons of color. Earlier this year, Harper’s immigrant-bashing minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, introduced . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canadians to Conservative MP Kelly Block: We Disagree With Racism

Alberta Diary: What kind of Canadian signs Jason Kenney’s petition for Jason Kenney? (Answer below)

“Gotta do something about those infernal refugees!” Some of Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MP’s supporters get together for an evening of poker and political talk. Below: Riley Climenhaga.

I recently received the following disturbing communication via email from someone named R.R. Climenhaga under the heading “Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MP.”

“Your friend has . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: What kind of Canadian signs Jason Kenney’s petition for Jason Kenney? (Answer below)

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Jason Kenney: Thank Me For Cutting Refugee Health Benefits

Canada’s federal immigration minister is way out of line here. The Calgary South East MP has posted a petition on his website – jasonkenney.ca – asking Canadians to thank him for a job well done. The petition’s exact words: “We, the undersigned, thank Jason Kenney for his efforts to streamline benefits afforded to refugees claimants . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Jason Kenney: Thank Me For Cutting Refugee Health Benefits