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Alia Dharssi

Alia Dharssi is a freelance writer and a proud Vancouverite with an interest in current affairs, international development and environmental issues. Find her on Twitter @alia_d. 


Governor General David Johnston
Jun 9th, 2013
Canada lacks a national strategy for responding to the rise of Asia: experts say it's a problem.
Apr 9th, 2013
From tackling climate change to cross-country trains, Canadians discuss ways to celebrate Canada's big birthday.
Mar 14th, 2013
If you walk into a RONA store in the Lower Mainland, you can purchase planters, patio furniture, and wooden Christmas ornaments from an unexpected source: the Downtown Eastside.
Mar 8th, 2013
Sayed Kashua, an award-winning Arab-Israeli writer who is speaking in Vancouver on Saturday (March 9),  uses humour to convince his readers to to take their nationalistic identities less...
Feb 27th, 2013
Rick Smith on the future of the environment and the Canadian economy
Feb 15th, 2013
A sombre memorial marks Valentine's Day in the Downtown Eastside.
Feb 15th, 2013
Supporters demand a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
Feb 3rd, 2013
“There is, I think, among journalists today and particularly in the United States, an osmotic-parasitic relationship between journalism and power,” said Robert Fisk, a world-renowned Middle...
Feb 1st, 2013
Reporter Robert Fisk has offered up blunt truths about the often war-torn region.
Jan 22nd, 2013
As the future of the Waldorf hangs in the balance, arts advocates are encouraged by an unexpectedly high level of public support.
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