Woodfibre LNG Gets Environmental Approval

Woodfibre LNG Project Rendering June 2014

Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for its proposed Woodfibre LNG project.

I SAY…Offer Presence Not Presents

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As my twins just turned 6 this September I find myself reflecting upon the
concept of “Giving the Gift of Time” instead of gifts

Niqab: A Discontent of the Age of Globalization

If we who come from third-world countries begin to undermine the host culture with our native values, then why are we here in the first place?

An Attack on Canadian Values

Religious freedom is cornerstone of Canadian democracy. Yet, everything I read indicates the niqab is not a religious but rather a cultural tradition, sometimes nothing more than an acceptance of a family or husband’s requirement.

Wedge Politics and Fear Mongering

What a person wears to their citizenship ceremony has no bearing on the significance of the oath that they swear.

Lifting the Veil on Niqab

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As the debate on niqab rages in the country, we talk to Squamish Muslims to know what niqab means in their home countries. Niqab is not compulsory in Islam. It is a cultural phenomenon that varies from country to country.