Tag Archives: diversity

Rant of the moment

You know what drives me crazy? When people say: All Muslims are… All Christians are… All immigrants are… All Africans are… All anglophones are… All francophones are… All trade unionists are… All Natives are… All rich people are… All welfare … Continue reading

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Dear Madame Marois (Diversity Trilogy annex)

Originally posted on The Undefended Border:
Dear Madame Marois: Allow me to begin by apologizing for writing in English. (This letter is now available in a French translation at HuffPost Québec.) I know that you speak and read English very…

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Why the Charter won’t help (diversity trilogy 3 of 3)

The essence of my opinion on the divisive Charte des Valeurs. I wrote this editorial for a community newspaper at the request of one editor, but she was overruled by an editor higher up in the food chain who did … Continue reading

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The Cake Example (diversity trilogy 2 of 3)

When I went to cover the above-menioned “cultural diversity festival”, my editor accepted the proposal with the words, “Poromoting mulitculturalism. Sounds like fun.” Not quite. There are two different ways of looking at the ideal position of cultural diversity in … Continue reading

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Beautiful it is, multicultural it isn’t. (1 of 3)

I covered a “cultural diversity festival” this week in downtown Quebec City, which means now is as good a time as ever to write a post about diversity in this city…or the lack thereof. The festival had plenty of high … Continue reading

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De-Lurking Day!

Originally posted on uni(di)versity:
Hey folks! uni(di)versity has been up and running for almost two and a half months now. We’ve had visitors from nearly 70 countries, and we’ve been privileged to host some amazing writing from some…

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