Getting to safety in Canada when LGBT+
There are many who face persecution or violence because of their gender identity or expression, or due to their sexual orientation. Here are four legal ways people can get to safety in Canada.
Requiring Vaccination At Work Takes Nobody’s Rights Away
Instead of making things even worse and giving hatred room to express itself, protesting Canadian truckers should have helped their unvaccinated colleagues find solutions when the US closed its doors to them.
Its time to add covid measures
I’ve asked for three measures that I think will help everyone withstand COVID as the next waves come in my Jan 13, 2022 Vancouver Is Awesome op-ed “3 things that should happen to better protect B.C.’s most vulnerable against COVID-19” and in my January 17 news piece in the Georgia Straight “Morgane Oger: In the…
Why I Celebrate Labour Day
Canada’s labour movement trains up future activists to continue the hard work that their elders have started to make Canada more just for us all. Labour has consistently shown up at our side in the advocacy work we’ve done. They can be counted on to stand up for individual workers and the oppressed in the…
Is There A Place For Populist Far-right Parties in Canada?
Can emerging hard-right populist parties find a meaningful place in Canada’s political ecology without legislation to address discriminatory publications online?
Disinformation online causes hatred on the ground
“Your all spare parts and when the PPC gets in you retards won’t have jobs and that would be of great benifit to the real Canadians.” – Steve
I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban
The federal ban barring monogamous gay men and transgender women from giving desperately-needed blood when others engaged in the same activities freely donate blood is a galling example of what could have been, but for Justin Trudeau and Hedy Fry’s lacking the will to do the right thing.
Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents
The inaction of elected officials such as Liberals Hedy Fry and Sam Sullivan is responsible for the pain Yaletown or Olympic Village parents will feel every day taking their kids to Coal Harbour accross the downtown core.
Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?
Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK? Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year.
The Pulse massacre anniversary reminds us hatred is a social disease we must address
On June 12 2016, Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub was the scene of a massacre targeting the LGBTQ community. We must stand together to fight off the cultivation of hateful impuses before they become murderous action.