“JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES”: York panel discuss the Canadian response to Tamil asylum seekers

October 2010 “JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES” was just one of many sensational and dramatic headlines to grace Canadian newspapers in the past year regarding Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka. Last October, 76 asylum seekers that had arrived on Canada’s western shore were detained for three months on suspicion of terrorism before finally being released, and… Read More “JAILS AWAIT REFUGEES”: York panel discuss the Canadian response to Tamil asylum seekers

Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform

February 2010 This year, Christmas Eve passed in Toronto as it always does, snowless, but still cold, malls filled to the brim with frantic shoppers. But while most of us were trimming the tree, singing carols and watching Miracle on 34th Street, the families of five Rexdale construction workers were devastated with the news of… Read More Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform