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Mr. President – let’s take a walk – a curmudgeon’s op-ed

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Friday, July 3, 2020 11:00 AM

I don’t know about you but I am wondering what it is going to take to perp walk this treasonous con-man out of the White House and into a cell. It would be poetry if ...

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“We can no longer be patient Mr. Prime Minister”

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Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:15 PM

Canadians from across the country continue to protest in support of Oakville’s Yasser Ahmed Albaz, who remains in the Egyptian prison system. On Tuesday, his family demonstrated outside of the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) in ...

Yasser Albaz is detained in Egypt.

Community protests to bring Canadian home from Egypt

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Saturday, June 13, 2020 9:25 AM

Yasser Ahmed Albaz has been illegally detained in Egypt for a year and half. He began developing COVID-19 symptoms in prison on Thursday. Since then, his family and community have been protesting for decisive action ...

BLM March Oakville

100s participate in peaceful march against racism

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Friday, June 5, 2020 9:10 AM

The Oakville BLM March took place Thursday, June 4, 2020 and hundreds of people attended. The marchers met in the parking lot of the Oakville Central Library.

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Stranded in the Philippines during COVID-19

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Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:45 AM

As Oakville resident, Ilke Geladi puts it, “this time was different.” When she emerged from a seven day biological expedition in the forests of the Philippines, the COVID-19 pandemic had arrived. Things were hectic: “shops ...

Top Animation School in the World is Sheridan College

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Friday, April 24, 2020 10:45 AM

For the second year in a row, Sheridan has been named the number one animation school in the world, according to Animation Career Review’s 2020 rankings of the top institutions, excluding the U.S.

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Bon Voyage: A cruise to nowhere – OpEd

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:33 PM

Like many, we find it very exciting and pleasurable to be on a cruise ship. Shelagh being in that business gives us slightly more opportunity to enjoy this delight. It is a great way to ...

Israel & Gaza Conflict 2014: A Jewish Perspective

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:30 PM

As the hostilities continue in Israel and the Gaza Strip, now for a third week, its quite painful to watch and hear about war and death and struggle in the Jewish holy land.

Anna and Zack Mulvale at Rafki Orphanage

St. Thomas Aquinas High School’s Peace & Social Justice group makes a world of difference

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Sunday, June 22, 2014 9:15 AM

“I believe the students in Oakville are compassionate and lovely people,” affirms Anna from half a world away. She is tiny for a 17 year old – likely due to malnutrition suffered during her younger ...

Shedding Sadness for Safari Dreams: Oakville Helping the World

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Saturday, March 29, 2014 9:00 AM

I look down at the tattered shoes that are obviously too big, the pants that are torn as well as too short, the man’s shirt resting on a boy’s shoulders and see nothing but potential. ...

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