The Blackfoot – First Nations People

The First Nations peoples of the Americas have all been very badly treated by European colonizers of the past. They were abused, dispossessed and often slaughtered in genocidal policies not fully acknowledged by those responsible. Among the best known of all North American indigenous populations were the Blackfoot, who straddled the modern US/Canadian border. Today, […]

Letter From Gaza To Justin Trudeau

The Canadian leader, Justin Trudeau, is known for openly weeping at the plight of Syrian refugees. He likes to be portrayed as a compassionate man of the people who will stand with the oppressed. Yet it seems that he has no tears for Palestine. The following is a missive to Trudeau from Gaza asking why […]

Canada’s Trudeau Does Cowardly About-turn To Appease Israel

At the U.N., Trudeau Opposes an Investigation into Israel’s Shooting of Unarmed Civilians – Including a Canadian Doctor By Dimitri Lascaris, This week, courtesy of Justin Trudeau, the world witnessed one of the swiftest and most cowardly flip-flops in Canadian political history. On May 16, 2018, Canada’s Prime Minister issued a statement calling for an […] […]

Canadian Government Experiments Upon Indigenous Children

It’s shocking to think of how badly First Nations people were treated by the various colonial administrations across the world. Of course, it was always the indigenous children who suffered the most. In Canada, a nation that today prides itself upon being pluralist, democratic and humanitarian, the authorities were every bit as bad as those […]

Wolves Hunt Bison

As beautiful as the natural world is, it can also be brutal. Survival is paramount for all species and they will do anything to remain alive. When wolves hunt it is a frightening spectacle. Yet is it also extremely impressive. The collective will work together seamlessly to bring down much larger prey such as bison. […]

Is Ice Hockey Really Canadian Hurling?

This short excerpt is a teaser for a new documentary about the origins of ice hockey in Canada, and how it is believed to have originated from games of hurling played on ice by Irish immigrants. It’s a nice thought. The documentary has recently been premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh and will be shown […]