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Feds Response to Churchill is Obstruction
In May, the only land link connecting Churchill with the rest of Canada was washed out by a once-in-200-year flood. The damage to the Hudson Bay Railway was, by any measure, catastrophic. The loss of the rail line has left northern Manitoba communities stranded, without access to affordable food, fuel and other critical supplies.
By all accounts, Churchill and its people have been ignored by those who have the power and the duty to protect it; cast adrift to fend for itself. It is a disaster that has been conveniently ignored by the Liberal government. It has become patently clear that the prime minister is turning his back and thumbing his nose at this vulnerable and isolated population...
Anti-Christian Bigotry has Become Politically Acceptable
We, as a society, have come a long way when it comes to protecting our citizens from discrimination. Earlier this year, Quebec's proposed ban on religious symbols was squashed, and just recently, an NBA team owner was banned from the association for life and fined $2.5 million for making racist comments.
We truly have come a long way, especially considering where we came from. Prominent Canadian universities used to impose strict quotas on Jewish students in the 1930s and '40s, and many law schools and medical schools would require higher marks from Jewish students. Some law firms and hospitals would simply deny their applications. Until the 1960s, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto was denied status as a teaching hospital...