The journey of unlearning and learning is one that is very long, and that will include a lot of ups and downs, but it’s really important that you listen to folks that are affected by it, and kind of follow their lead.
After all, there are other drugs in Canada that can cause long-term harm, yet remain largely ingrained in our culture—perhaps the best example is alcohol.
Regardless of how you feel about Rob Ford, it can’t be denied that these one-dimensional views spread across news outlets are dehumanizing, as they fail to recognize anything valuable Ford has done professionally or personally. Would that really increase their readership, in comparison to repeatedly alleging the mayor is incompetent?
Dorimain said the march had two goals, to raise money for BLM Toronto and to get politicians to say they support the movement. “We were asking our mayor and councillors to support what’s going on over there because it also happens here in Ottawa,” she said.
The Gee-Gees women’s volleyball team was in action on Feb. 6 and 7 as they played back-to-back games against the Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams this weekend.
Point guard Julia Soriano had the hot hand for the Gee-Gees, as she scored eight of Ottawa’s 12 overtime points, including a clutch three pointer with just 5.1 seconds left in OT.
Zaher “Zach” Nourreddine a 25-year-old former University of Ottawa student has died in hospital after he was violently robbed in the area of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue in Toronto.
In a surprising turn of events, Canada has discovered that it has a baseball team. In an even more surprising turn of events, the team is apparently doing quite well.
Toronto had gone 50-51 by the All-Star break and needed at least 90 wins in the season to secure a spot in the playoffs, which meant that they would have to win 65 per cent of their remaining 60 games.