Indentity Politics

2017 we watched the NDP Leadership Race of four hopefuls; Jagmeet Singh, Guy Caron, Charlie Angus and Nikki Ashton. Although the winning title, “Leader of the New Democratic Party” was awarded to Jagmeet Singh, one cannot turn a blind eye to Nikki Ashton’s formidable performance not only for what she believed would be right for…

The Law of Consent

Anyone reading this I challenge you to think of a time when something very precious of yours was taken away. Perhaps by brute force or lightly and subtlety. Perhaps you were touched in an inappropriate way; sexually or forcefully causing physical harm. Perhaps someone trespassed on your property and stole some things or damaged a…

The Law of Consent – Indigenous

  “Everyone has the right to live in dignity and safety to maintain and practice their identity and culture. Under international human rights law, states are obligated to do everything they can to ensure that rights essential to individual and collective well-being, such as the rights to education, health, livelihood, and the right to live…

Encryption – It’s a Numbers Game!

Growing up, we watched Sesame Street almost every day and although I preferred to watch the Muppet Show, there were certain segments of Sesame Street, I certainly enjoyed that wasn’t on every day; Cookie Monster counting his cookies before he gobbles them down, “The Count”, always finding new ways and new things to count; and…

Modern Day Canaanites – Black and a Woman (Part III)

  Go To:   Part I – Sacred Hair , Part II – Sovereignty This is a beautiful song from Indie Arie where she sing about finding her identity, self esteem and heritage through her hair. She went through many stages, and hairstyles, that helped give voice to her self expression. Her ultimate challenge came when…