Motion 103 “Systemic racism and religious discrimination” demands that “the government should recognize the need to quell the increasing public climate of hate and fear… condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination and take note of House of Commons’ petition e-411 and the issues raised by it” and “develop a whole-of-government approach to reducing or eliminating systemic racism and religious discrimination including Islamophobia, in Canada.”
Doctors Without Borders, which set up the site a year ago to replace filthy makeshift camps in the region, is holding meetings to decide what to do next.
Other aid groups are planning to distribute meals on Tuesday to migrants in the gyms and anywhere else they are found around town.
The first priority is to find the migrants dispersed by the blaze, said Corenne Torre, head of the humanitarian group in France.
“We just don’t know where they are,” she said.
New Jersey: Muslims turn to elected office in increasing numbers
[School board candidate Azra] Baig was one of several Muslim Americans elected or re-elected across New Jersey in November – a feat achieved despite a rise in anti-Muslim rhetoric and bias crimes last year. Muslims’ growing role in politics comes as they have set their roots in New Jersey over several decades and become more affluent and involved in their communities. But their political participation is also part of a concerted effort to be more visible and take on leadership roles as a way to counter the bias that they see as more freely expressed in an increasingly hostile political climate.
The end of California’s multi-year drought spurred a “super-bloom” of wildflowers, that’s drawn record-setting crowds of tourists. But those same people have ended up trampling so many flowers, local officials closed hiking trails to save what’s left of the rare flora.
“The destruction has been so severe that specialists were brought in to assess the damage,” Mary Papenfuss, a trends reporter, wrote in The Huffington Post. “Plants killed and seeds crushed will have a significant effect next season. Some of the areas may be replanted.”
The security cards of three more employees of the Montréal-Trudeau airport have been suspended, confirmed Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Monday without specifying the reasons.
These three employees therefore no longer have access to the safe area of the airport, but are still working there.
Speaking from the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced major changes to Justice Department protocol when it comes to charging and prosecuting illegal aliens.
“For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned: This is a new era. This is the Trump era. The lawlessness, the abdication of the duty to enforce our immigration laws and the catch and release practices of old are over,” Sessions said.
Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter following bombings
Egyptian churches in the southern city of Minya have cancelled Easter celebrations in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed in the bombings of churches in two cities during Palm Sunday ceremonies.
The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said that celebrations will be limited to the liturgical prayers “without any festive manifestations”.
Environmental experts lined up to testify at a senate hearing on climate change this week, just four miles from Mr Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, arguing that water could rise so high by the end of the century that the President’s own resorts would be damaged.
According to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the President’s so-called Winter White House would be partially submerged if sea levels rose by three feet in the next 83 years.
Communism for Kids, written by a German author who specializes in political theory and “queer politics,” was released last month. The thesis of the children’s book is that communism is “not that hard,” but has not been implemented in the right way.
“Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true?” a plot synopsis for the book reads. “This little book proposes a different kind of communism, one that is true to its ideals and free from authoritarianism.”
The Pentagon announced Tuesday it had awarded a sole-source contract to United Airlines for work related to the forcible removal of President Bashar al-Assad from Syria.
The contract, worth $2.1 billion, tasks the airline company with locating Assad, grabbing him from his seat in the presidential palace, and “dragging him out of Damascus by his arms.” The contract also notes that Assad should be “asked several times, politely” to give up his seat of power, though if he refuses, United workers should bloody his nose up a bit, according to the posting at FedBizOpps.
This doesn’t include free health care, free legal aid, and a free place to stay until they become eligible to receive the cash.
Thousands of Canadians are currently out of work receiving around $980 per month on EI, which has expired for many, the Canadian lifestyle costs a lot more than $980 a month, won’t you agree?
“Just not ready”