Rally on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill for Brenda Martin, March 29, 2008, 2 PM

From SaveBrendaFund:    Rally On Parliament: Save Brenda Martin When: Saturday, March 29th 2008 at 2:00pm Where: Parliament Hill, Ottawa On Facebook: Click Here! Contact: Peter Cleary at peter@savebrendafund.ca Brenda Martin is a Canadian woman who has been imprisoned in a Mexican jail since February 2006. Brenda’s family have been desperately attempting to raise awareness … Continue reading

Write Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Boycott Mexico to get Brenda Martin home

I hope that readers will join in and write Prime Minister Stephen Harper (pm@pm.gc.ca) and encourage people to boycott travel to Mexico and the purchase of Mexican products until Brenda Martin is released from her unjust Mexican imprisonment, receives a sincere public apology from the Mexican government, and a multi-million dollar payment as an attempt at … Continue reading

SAVE BRENDA MARTIN: Woman held in Mexican jail for 2+ years without trial. HELP!

From SaveBrendaFund.Ca: Brenda Martin is a Canadian woman who has been imprisoned in a Mexican jail since February 2006. Brenda’s family have been desperately attempting to raise awareness of her plight, calling on the Canadian Government to ensure that she receives a fair trial. Brenda has had limited contact with her family and friends, and … Continue reading

Is the term “Canadian” the new code word for racist references to black people?

I read an interesting article in this week’s newsletter of the Clarington Durham Regional Humanists. Apparently the term “Canadian” is being used by some in the Texas court system as a safe code word for “Black people”. Apparently this usage of “Canadian” is being used a bit more broadly than just be Texan court workers, … Continue reading