Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffApril 29, 2019
“Will this ombudsperson really be able to provide justice for a community in Guatemala, who has really experienced crimes, including rape, the forced displacement of their community, and murder?”
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffMarch 06, 2019
Ms. Wilson-Raybould resigned from her post in the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Feb. 12 over what she called pressure to go easy on bribery and fraud charges against the Quebec-based multinational engineering firm SNC-Lavalin.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffMarch 01, 2019
Though not usually seen as a major player in global politics, Canada has taken a leadership role in the Lima Group, which aims to restore “constitutional democracy” in Venezuela.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJanuary 22, 2019
Strikes have likewise been prominent in Canada’s southern neighbor over the last year. Teachers in West Virginia made national headlines when strikes across the state won higher wages from a Republican governor and legislature
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffNovember 29, 2018
Many asylum seekers have been housed in hotels or shelters, even as private groups are prepared to help them adjust to life in Canada. In downtown Toronto, however, inspired by the life of a freshly canonized saint, another model has been operating for over 25 years.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffOctober 03, 2018
Carleton University researchers say that Canadian mining companies are taking advantage of anti-terrorism tactics to suppress legitimate political protest.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffAugust 13, 2018
Quebec’s far right has been expanding, especially targeting the province’s Muslim community.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffJuly 13, 2018
Canada is not innocent when it comes to immigration policies that have the potential to hurt individuals and divide families.
Arts & Culture DispatchesDean DettloffJune 12, 2018
Brother O'Herlihy says his paintings, which are not intended for galleries but for spaces of worship, are meant to inspire a prayerful dialogue with viewers.
Politics & Society DispatchesDean DettloffMay 02, 2018
Suggesting that people who struggle with their mental health are likely to be violent is dangerous, especially when people with disabilities are more likely to be the victims of violence than perpetrators.