Category: Editorial

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No more slave labour!

By Aaron Berhane March 6, 2012 Do the shareholders of Nevsun Resources Ltd. know that the company is using slave labour to maximize profits? I bet no...

School is starting. Let’s ignite our children’s minds

By Aaron Berhane September 2011 It’s been more than twenty years since a large number of Eritrean refugees arrived in Canada. In the beginning, they...

Let’s speak up to protect social services

By Aaron Berhane August 2011 Mayor Rob Ford hired consultants to review the city’s services to help him understand how he could reduce Toronto’s pro...

Oh Canada! The world is watching!

By Aaron Berhane June 2011 “I don’t know what to do,” said Mohmud Sheika, an Eritrean man who is on the brink of deportation. “I know I will end up i...

Vote now to secure your right

By Aaron Berhane October 2011 Ontario will be holding its provincial elections on October 6. This should be an exciting time for all of us, but unfo...

Sanctioning Syria is good, but what about the Eritrean regime?

By Aaron Berhane May 26, 2011 On May 24, Canada imposed travel and economic sanctions against Syria. According to Canada’s Foreign Minister John Bai...

What’s wrong with saying, “Let’s admit we have problems and strive to improve our work?”

By Aaron Berhane April 2011 I’m writing this letter to express my views, based on the example of the 15 members of Parliament who wrote to the Peopl...

Let’s keep on empowering immigrant women

By Aaron Berhane March 2011 In 1977, the United Nations adopted a resolution calling on member states to proclaim a day for women’s rights. Since th...

The Federal Government Has to Walk the Talk

By Aaron Berhane January 4, 2011 In December 2010, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced a $43-million funding cut to settlement agencies. Thi...

Help our Community Reduce Poverty

By Aaron Berhane October 28, 2008 Over a million Ontarians live below the poverty line. Many members of our community belong in this category. They ...
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