Montreal Institute for genocide and Human rights studies

The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its program the Responsibility to Protect on October 20 and 21. The conference featured some of the key players in the international arena, such as Dr. Frank Chalk, Kyle Matthews, and the former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin among many others. Some called the MIGS conference “a conference of conscience,” but in my opinion, the conference had a political agenda that lacked the human story and the reality of what leads to a genocide…

Ray Nylund

History is witness to the gross underestimation of brilliant artists. A century after Van Gogh’s demise, Don McLean sings praises of Starry Starry night, a view from Van Gogh’s asylum window. Not much has changed in the past century. What sets a mainstream artist apart from an indie artist is exposure and lets face it, we know little about the indie painters in our own backyard…

Azra Rashid is a freelance journalist and a Ph.D. candidate at Concordia University, Montreal. After completing her HBA in Political Science from the University of Toronto and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College, Rashid began pursuing a career as a journalist and a filmmaker. Rashid worked as a lead story writer for Toronto […]