February 2019

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Assam Hadhad, a Syrian refugee who arrived in Canada last year, displays a tray of chocolates at his shop, Peace by Chocolate, in Antigonish, N.S. on September 21, 2016. The one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving Nova Scotia chocolate company has announced plans to hire and mentor other refugees. Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish, N.S., has committed to hiring 50 refugees by 2022, and to mentor 10 refugee-run start-ups over the next few years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Assam Hadhad, a Syrian refugee who arrived in Canada last year, displays a tray of chocolates at his shop, Peace by Chocolate, in Antigonish, N.S. on September 21, 2016. The one-time Syrian refugee who founded a thriving Nova Scotia chocolate company has announced plans to hire and mentor other refugees. Peace by Chocolate of Antigonish, N.S., has committed to hiring 50 refugees by 2022, and to mentor 10 refugee-run start-ups over the next few years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
17 Feb 2019

Nova Scotia Chocolatier Peace by Chocolate Pledges To Hire 50 Refugees By 2022

Nova Scotia Chocolatier Peace by Chocolate Pledges To Hire 50 Refugees By 2022 The now-famous company will also mentor 10 refugee startups over the next few years. Holly McKenzie-Sutter Canadian Press photo above: Andrew Vaughan/CP -- Assam Hadhad, a Syrian refugee, displays a tray of chocolates at Peace by Chocolate…

Looking southwest at Sunset Park US jail. Public Domain photo; all may use for all purposes.
Looking southwest at Sunset Park US jail. Public Domain photo; all may use for all purposes.
16 Feb 2019

Why the Justice Department Can’t Be Trusted to Investigate Abysmal Conditions in Federal Prisons

Why the Justice Department Can’t Be Trusted to Investigate Abysmal Conditions in Federal Prisons Natasha Lennard February 9 2019, 6:00 a.m.   photo above: Metropolitan Detention Center WN: In the early 1990s two of us Canadians were guests of the Department of Justice in Washington DC, during which time we discussed…

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