When I was growing up, my parents didn’t want my sisters and me to watch Disney’s Aladdin. As children, we were the target audience for the 1992 classic. But the movie set in the make-believe Agrabah was rife with offensive and harmful stereotypes of the Middle East and Arabs. Read More
It’s not a tempest in a teapot. It’s smaller than that. A few thousand Arabs and Kurds, mostly young men but including women and children, are trapped between Poland, which will not let them in, and Belarusian border guards and militia who will not let them back into Belarus. But the language is getting menacing. […]
Growing up in Scotland after the Second World War quickly taught me the importance of food.
Way back at the beginning of the pandemic, you might recall that Lucan-Biddulph was one of the last Middlesex-London communities to record a case of COVID-19.
As kids head back to school Monday for the first time this year, some Ontario school boards are warning parents classes could be cancelled with little notice as they prepare for Omicron-related staffing shortages that have plagued other industries recently.
It’s only one year since the fall of Kabul last Aug. 15 and most people in the countries that sent troops to Afghanistan have already forgotten about it. This was predictable, but it is also unfortunate.
MERRELL GEORGE SCHEEL Merrell George Scheel passed away peacefully at Kincardine Hospital on March 26, 2022, in his 89th year. Loving husband of Caryl (nee Abray) for 63 years. Devoted … Continue reading Obituary – Merrell Scheel →