Category: Opinion

Opinion Portuguese

Intolerância, racismo e “heterofobia” na Camara Municipal

Hon. Joe Volpe – Fev.18, 2021 – Translation by Carlos Lima

No fim, do ponto de vista pessoal, fica-se apenas com o seu bom nome: uma reputação. Do ponto de vista empresarial, fica um legado, em relação ao qual o público pode medir o seu valor de acordo com os padrões sociais. Ambos são construídos gradualmente, com suor e lágrimas.

O caminho nem sempre é suave.

O Corriere Canadese, de uma forma ou de outra, serve a comunidade Ítalo-Canadiana desde 1954. O seu propósito, do meu ponto de vista, foi sempre o de integrar os valores estruturais dos imigrantes naqueles recém chegados e que as suas famílias foram criando ao longo da sua interação com outros diferentes grupos de imigrantes. (more…)

English Opinion

Gender identification health and welfare

TORONTO – Pity the children. Sympathize with their parents, I thought, as I listened to the audio of the meeting of the trustees at the TCDSB, Thursday, February 18. A contractor, commissioned to report on the state of ventilation systems in several of the Boards schools, was being scolded for not immediately knowing what the municipal building code said about a particular type of window opening permitted.
Corriere >>>  (more…)

Bengali Opinion

বৈশ্বিক বহুভাষিকতা ও বহুজাতিকতা প্রতিষ্ঠায় কানাডা কি এগিয়ে আসবে?
Should Canada take a lead to promote multilingualism and multiculturalism worldwide?

মোহাম্মদ আলী বোখারী, সিএনএমএনজি নিউজ, টরন্টো থেকে

১৯৯৯ সালের নভেম্বরে ইউনেস্কোর ৩০তম সাধারণ অধিবেশনে বাংলাদেশ ও সৌদি আরবের যৌথ প্রস্তাবে ১৮৮টি দেশের ঐক্যবদ্ধ সমর্থনে একুশে ফেব্রুয়ারিকে অন্তর্জাতিক মাতৃভাষা দিবস হিসেবে প্রতিপন্ন করা হয়। পরবর্তীতে ২০০০ সাল থেকে সেটি পালনের অন্যতম উদ্দেশ্য দাঁড়ায় বিশ্বের ৭ হাজারের কাছাকাছি ভাষার সুরক্ষা সাধন ও প্রসার ঘটানো। (more…)

Opinion Spanish

México exige $500 mdd a First Majestic Silver Corp
AMLO busca apoyo de Canadá para que la minera pague impuestos

El presidente de México pidió al gobierno canadiense a través de su Embajada en México su apoyo para que la minera canadiense First Majestic Silver Corp cubra sus obligaciones fiscales que calcula en 500 millones de dólares.

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) dijo: “Ojalá y el Embajador de Canadá en México los convoque a que entren en razón. No podemos permitir que no paguen impuestos”, y agregó: “En Canadá como en cualquier país se paga por la extracción del mineral; nosotros no queremos aumentar los impuestos, sólo queremos que paguen”. (more…)

English Opinion

Censorship through “Wordsmithing” and turning grammar on its head

The Federation of Law Societies in Canada’ Annual Report (2017) indicated 127,707 licensed lawyers in the country, 82% of them, 104,497, still classified as “active”.

When combined with approximately 37,000 paralegals (Census 2006), that represents a ratio of one “legal expert” for every 218 Canadians. Their services keep societies “civil” and the marketplace “free”.

But what happens when lawyers seek to silence, repress contrary opinion to favour their client and the Courts allow it to take place, direct – in layman’s terms, order – certain usage of vocabulary/pronouns in a Court environment? (more…)

English Opinion

The order of the marketplace is clear: do your job or leave

TORONTO – There is a limit to the people’s patience. Opinion polls (the most recent by Abacus, February 4) suggest the public is growing distrusting of “political leadership” – irrespective of party preference. It is increasingly concerned about health (physical and mental), education, the economy and a “return to normalcy”. ***This project is made possible in part thanks to the financial support of Canadian Heritage;