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‘I was going to get raped’: Former soldier speaks out about his being sexually assaulted in Canada’s military

Warning: Story contains details of a sexual assault When he was 24 years old, Colten Skibinsky was sexually assaulted in the showers of a military base. Although he didn’t call it that back in 2013, when he says two fellow male soldiers came into his… Read More »‘I was going to get raped’: Former soldier speaks out about his being sexually assaulted in Canada’s military

Ottawa’s drug law reform doesn’t do enough to tackle systemic racism, advocates say

Ottawa must repeal drug possession laws if it is serious about cracking down on systemic racism in the justice system, researchers and advocates say. Last week, the federal government tabled Bill C-22, which was hailed for the most part as a progressive piece of criminal… Read More »Ottawa’s drug law reform doesn’t do enough to tackle systemic racism, advocates say

Justin Trudeau promised action ‘very soon’ to tackle systemic racism. Seven weeks later, where is it?

OTTAWA—It has been seven weeks since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised action “very soon” to address systemic racism in Canadian policing and other institutions. For Matthew Green, an NDP MP and member of the cross-party Parliamentary Black Caucus, “very soon” is now long past due… Read More »Justin Trudeau promised action ‘very soon’ to tackle systemic racism. Seven weeks later, where is it?