Whatever one may think of Hamas, the PLO or any other group, a child in an UNRWA school is unrelated to them.
It would appear that the business interests of Israeli companies are given priority over Canadian consumers' right to information on the origin of goods.
They "... are humiliated, terrorized, abused, insulted, evicted, demolished, confiscated, dispossessed, expropriated, beaten
Vancouver has become an international rock star in public art. Pieces like the Trans-Am Totem in the Olympic Village and
Last week, the world was informed of yet another expansion of Israeli "settlements" by the Netanyahu government. Israel has now advanced plans for 1,700 new units since July 1. And the response from Canada and its federal political parties: silence.
A simple "thank you" groan would have sufficed.
Marcon will be making a substantial donation to North Shore Rescue in a new program which pairs condo buyers with charitable giving. A portion of every home sold in Marcon's latest project in Lynn Valley called Mill House will go towards a larger corporate donation to the Tim Jones Legacy Fund.
The first actual images of what the hotly anticipated Vancouver House condo building will look like inside have been revealed
George Orwell stated, "Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Anything else is public relations." Unfortunately, most North American journalists have acted as PR reps for Israel's ongoing invasion in a variety of ways, some subtle, others explicit.
World Housing, a Vancouver group that partners with developers to fund new homes in third-world countries, has named its
If you’ve been near Vancouver’s Granville Street Bridge, you’ve probably seen the word Gesamtkunstwerk glowing from two sides
) The underbelly of a major Vancouver bridge is going to be transformed with a jaw-dropping piece of public art: a massive
What have you heard about Burma, Tibet, Northern Cyprus? Even less than Syria, North Korea, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. Don't look. Pretend it's not happening-or pretend that efforts at peace will work-if we just give it enough time. Rwanda took more than 100 days. The Jewish people waited five years. Syria has been in conflagration for three years. Talk. Talk. Talk. Well maybe there will be talk. But then who's listening. The media? There is a certain presence of an absence in far too many hot spots.
Famous Hollywood actress Scarlett Johannson, was until recently, the global spokesman for Oxfam International. Oxfam International
Since the Second Intifada in 2,000, 1,227 Israelis have been killed in terror attacks and 8,549 have been injured. Additionally, the Shin Bet claims to have been able to prevent 190 terror attacks in 2013, 40 which were carried out by terrorists freed under the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap, including 16 suicide attacks, as opposed to 112 in 2012.
We are awash in refugees, today, especially with the disaster taking place in Syria. We have limited resources -- human and
The Attack, a movie by Ziad Doueiri, is the cinematographic adaptation of Yasmina Khadra's novel, recipient of numerous literary awards. It addresses several themes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a personal and a political perspective.
JERUSALEM - The commute from Jerusalem to Ramallah is unpredictable at best. Big white commuter buses with green or blue
Canadian and international media often shy away from using the word "terrorism" and its variants when discussing violence
He graced our television sets with live reports from the most recent conflict between Palestine and Israel. Now that a ceasefire has been reached, British filmmaker and human rights advocate, Harry Fear, has embarked on a world talking tour. He arrived in Toronto Monday.