Recognize Palestine

As a first-generation Canadian of Jewish decent, and having had many family members killed in Auschwitz and Sobibor concentration camps, the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) is a time for sober reflection on our history and future. Sadly, a disproportionate share of these thoughts revolve around the current policies and actions of the state of […]

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Being smart on crime

Conservative pundits have rallied around recent Stats Canada numbers, claiming that they prove at last that the Manitoba government has failed in making Winnipeg “feel safer.” These allegations centre around what I feel is the mythological NDP “soft on crime” policies supposedly to blame for the perceived crime wave in the province, and that a […]

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