Have you ever been walking in a mall or supermarket, either alone or with friends, and completely lost your awareness of time?  The restriction of visible clocks has been one of the changes made in retail industries to create...
A small town in southwestern Ontario has found a remarkable way to salute their hometown veterans. The community of Harriston, about a three hour drive from Peterborough, has adorned its main street with commemorative Remembrance Day banners. Each has the...
Disclosure: I am a white person. White people can be either racist, non-racist or anti-racist. If you believe the simple absence of racism in your attitude is enough, you are non-racist. If you believe that it is not enough to...
Music is a medium through which I analyze social phenomenons and political shifts. It is a teller of time and transforms as people do; ever transient and malleable. With the advent of Black Heritage Month, I would like to...
For the president of an organization that claims to adopt a holistic approach to mental health, Shawn Wallis is certainly oblivious to the biological components of many forms of mental illness.  His article “A cure to mental illness” demonstrates...
I was born in Pakistan, and moved to the United States when I was three months old. The formative years of my life were spent in a Brooklyn neighbourhood in the state of New York. My father worked in Manhattan and...
Thanks to social media, we are making strides in race relations, gender equality, the fight against patriarchy, and a general humanitarian tact that is quickly encompassing the greater universal sensibility. Social media has exposed stories and images at a...
When the Nazis were invited into Austria in 1938, Sigmund Freud reluctantly left Vienna for London. The 83-year-old Father of psychoanalysis was in no condition to move about freely. Since 1923, a cancer was eating through his mouth and...
Israel and its right to exist has been the subject of much discussion lately in North American media. Many of the mainstream media outlets covering this issue have unfortunately taken a stance that is unabashedly pro-Palestine and frequently report...
Publishing an article like the one on the cover of this week’s issue is never something an editor wants to do. In fact, it’s with great displeasure that we do so. But, there is no doubt in our minds...