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What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for Iran, the Middle East and the world?

We can’t protect life in a vacuum. The Iran nuclear deal offers Iran the hope of normalizing its economy and opening relations with the world.
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World Interfaith Harmony Week embodies values Harper rejects

The core of all spiritual teachings is love. In my opinion, Stephen Harper has veered sharply away from this core value, but others have not.

Peace in the holy land

Tapping into the power of federalism to bring peace to the holy land

Remembrance Day: their hope is ours

They sacrificed their bodies and their souls. For speech, expression, religion and love. A better life...

Dancing in the rain with K'naan, Shad and CHIN

"I never promised you a rose garden/ Along with the sunshine there's gotta be some rain," rapper Shad sang to the crowd at last night's K'naan concert in Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl. And rain it did....

K'naan to play Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl tonight

Regardless of the recent charity controversy or the rain clouds hanging low in the sky, Somali-Canadian musician K'naan will bring his unforgettable mix of poetry, protest, and Somali-infused sounds...

Nominating the Internet for a Peace Prize: What an ig-Nobel idea!

The internet is one of 237 nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Here's why it shouldn't win.

American Journalist's Article Compares Canada to Nazi Germany

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “I have decided to stick with love.  Hate is too great a burden to bear.” I need to remember this because I’ve just read the most unbelievable, non-apologetic...

K'Naan Sings a New Canadian Anthem

If I knew how to download and send two Itunes songs to everyone in the world, (and if I could afford it) I would send two songs from last night's K'Naan concert at the Orpheum Theatre, because I...

A Hundred March to Stop Sri Lankan Violence Against Tamils

Starting at City Hall, some hundred or so people marched down Cambie Street today at around 2 p.m., shouting slogans asking for Canada to help protect the Tamil population from genocide in Sri Lanka...