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Having A Say On International Women’s Day

Having A Say On International Women’s Day

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist MONTREAL, Quebec March 8, 2017 — Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), the special day we celebrate how much women have achieved. We celebrate the various ways that women have advanced in various careers and ...

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Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

By Akinwumi Adesin IPS Guest Writer Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, March 6, 2017 (IPS) — International Women’s Day (IWD) is an important opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and to be bold in promoting gender parity. Our world would be ...

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Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram IPS Guest Writer KUALA LAMPUR, Malaysia March 3, 2017 (IPS) — Unlike Wikileaks and other exposes, the Panama revelations were carefully managed, if not edited, quite selective, and hence targeted, at least initially. Most observers attribute ...

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Racial Profiling: Black Civil Rights Also Matter!

Racial Profiling: Black Civil Rights Also Matter!

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist As a preliminary step, before delving into this somewhat charged topic, it is useful to define racial profiling, as the Canadian populace, in general, use the term to mean different things. For this editorial, I ...

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Unleashing Africa’s Full Potential

Unleashing Africa’s Full Potential

By Amina Mohamed IPS Guest Columnist NAIROBI, Kenya, December 2, 2016 (IPS) — Africa, the cradle of mankind and home to the youngest population in the world, has a historic opportunity to realise its full potential, in sharing our potential ...

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Sickle Cell Patients And The Opioids Crisis

Sickle Cell Patients And The Opioids Crisis

By Heather Gordon PRIDE Guest Columnist The current Opioids crisis has recently been a frequent and scary headline in our national papers and newsfeeds and is of concern to many Canadians, and rightly so. In Ontario an average of two ...

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Fidel Castro: The Passing Of An Icon

Fidel Castro: The Passing Of An Icon

By Rupert Johnson PRIDE Columnist This is indeed a sad day for the Cuban people for their revered icon, Fidel Castro is dead—dead at the ripe old age of 90. Castro has no doubt left an enduring legacy which started ...

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