Jennifer Yang, Identity and Inequality Reporter for the Toronto Star, posted on February 27, 2017 an article entitled “Why hate crimes are hard to prosecute.” Yang noted that incidents of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia draw attention to the difficulty of prosecuting hate crimes, but “the law is cautious not to infringe on free speech.” The article refers also to the supplications recited ...
The Toronto Star posted three articles ridiculing MP Kellie Leitch’s for her latest video on immigration and Canadian values. In this articles (February 27-28, 2017) Leitch was called “alien” and her speech “weird” with no much information about its content:
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has published on January 3, 2017 its annual report on CEO pay entitled “Throwing Money at the Problem – 10 Years of Executive Compensation.” The highlights of the report are:
The editorials of the Toronto Star and Globe & Mail on December 30, 2016 hail the Obama Administration for facilitating the passage of the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2334. The US abstained from vetoing the anti-Israeli resolution that declared the settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Michelle Shephard, the Toronto Star national security reporter, suggested during a panel discussion on TVO’s Agenda with Steve Paikin “Stopping Homegrown Terrorism”, that counter-terrorism is not a law enforcement problem, but a community issue. She also made the following points:
The Green Party of Canada has become the first and only political party in parliament to officially endorse the call of Palestinian organizations to impose Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) on Israel in response to its policy towards the Palestinians.
In turnabout following the thwarting of a suicide bombing attack in Ontario, the Toronto Star acknowledges that the Islamic State (a.k.a. IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, Caliphate) is in fact an Islamic organization representing a “radical Islamist ideology.” The following are excerpts from the The Star’s editorial on August 12, 2016: