Tariq Sohail

The need for a mandatory course in indigenous studies

Quite a bit of discussion has been happening about the prospect of introducing a mandatory indigenous studies course into university curriculums across Canada – including at the University of Manitoba.

Pressure to make an indigenous studies course mandatory stems from the historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report. In this report, there are calls to action for Canada to implement in order to “redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation.”

Senate reform long overdue

Tariq Sohail, volunteer staff The recent Senate expense scandal has brought some hard truths about Canadian democracy to the fore. There have always been calls…

Changing the balance of power

Tariq Sohail, volunteer staff Over the past couple of decades, especially in the last 10 years, Canadians have become more disengaged from parliament. Fifty-five per…

Not our Canada

Tariq Sohail The Quebec government’s shocking initiative to marginalize a small population of minorities comes at a time when Quebec’s public debt currently is, as…