Author Graeme Truelove will be speaking in Ottawa (November 2, click here for details) and Toronto (November 16, click here for details) at book launches for his new work "Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North", published by Nightwood Editions.
Russian troll activity on Twitter aimed at influencing public opinion has attracted a lot of attention in the United States and other western democracies. Canadians may feel it’s not an issue here. But a recent examination of Twitter data suggests there are reasons to be concerned as the country heads into a federal election.
I was a full-time high school teacher in an Ontario Islamic school in 2008 when I noticed that my Arab Muslim students led lives of religious conformity at school that reflected their Islamic values at home but did not necessarily define their full selves.