Thar Desert in south-east Pakistan has been suffering from drought-like conditions. In last 3 months (since Jan 2016 till date) 95 children have died in Tharparkar. The conditions are very poor and death rate is increasing.
Earth’s oceans, lakes, rivers and streams are its circulatory system, providing life’s essentials for people, animals and ecosystems. Canada has one-fifth of the world’s freshwater, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline. With this abundance, it’s easy to take water for granted.
Inuit, Métis, and First Nations leaders, families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG), Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, federal, provincial and territorial Ministers today committed to ongoing urgent and coordinated action to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls, and to continue this work during the National Inquiry on MMIWG.
Universal Health Care is usually the largest funding item on Provinces spending budgets and year-end reporting. Yes, the Government and health Chief Executive Officers redistributes our tax dollars. Here lays a basic problem the giver, the Minister of Health has usually no knowledge of the historical culture of health institutions and relies on a swarm of bureaucrats that can’t think outside the box.
With the December Paris climate agreement, leaders and experts from around the world showed they overwhelmingly accept that human-caused climate change is real and, because the world has continued to increase fossil fuel use, the need to curb and reduce emissions is urgent.
A vote for Canada is NOT a vote for Ted Cruz! Vote Canada!
While Ted Cruz may be doing everything to prove he is a “natural born” U.S. citizen despite being born in Calgary, his situation underlines how figuring out U.S. citizenship for tax purposes is not as simple as it seems. You can be born in another country, never set foot in the U.S. and still be considered a U.S. citizen.
I’m really annoyed at the Oscars this year. It’s bad enough that there were no people of colour nominated in the acting or directing categories last year, but two years in a row? That can’t just be an unfortunate coincidence.
VEIL OF IGNORANCE is dramatic movie script suitable for television, and, alternatively for screen. Looking back at centuries long islamic fundamentalism that fosters the current international terrorism threatening the whole world, the population of the world would need to know much more about the origins of those problems. The story in ‘Veil of Ignorance’ provides bright lights on the hidden roots of islamic fundamentalism and mechanism of terrorism at the same time.
My country Canada has, for some years now, enacted a feeble pantomime of resolve against the Islamist scourge. We have contributed to the fight, although far less than our resources would permit. The previous government was bellicose, but largely a toothless old hound: when not sniffing its own hindquarters, it was mainly content to bark and let the noise be a bubble of imaginary merit.
Shootings and the inevitable absurd arguments against gun control continued south of the border, but many people, including the president, rallied for an end to the insanity.
Wildlife Reel 2015 – John Banovich. My latest wildlife sample reel containing my best material from 2015 across Canada shoots completely shot in 4K with the Sony F55, Sony A7s & Odyssey 7Q+ as well as the Inspire 1 with X3 & X5 cameras.
I was able to see Steve Harvey make his now-famous mistake in announcing the winner of Miss Universe 2015. My happiness has nothing to do with schadenfreude, though, as I take no pleasure in the suffering of others.
With the support and good work of Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders, combined with the heroic leadership provided by President Barack Obama, The Canadian has officially declared Hillary Clinton the 45th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim has dedicated his life to serving others. In the past twenty years he has made more than 100 humanitarian trips to North Korea, bringing much-needed supplies to orphanages, public schools, and nursing homes. Pastor Lim, a Korean-Canadian, made these trips despite the danger because he wanted to help those who need it the most. But now, Pastor Lim needs our help.
Nations that met in Paris are responsible for over 95 per cent of global emissions. On December 12, following multiple rounds of long meetings, they revealed the final text of the Paris Agreement.
What a beautiful sharing/caring for us Canadians. Helping our friends from around the world, it is who we are!
With Trudeau fulfilling his commitment to have a cabinet with gender parity, we resume the debate about how to include more women in politics (and apparently whether this is even a valid goal. This is 2015, isn’t it?)
With world leaders now meeting in Paris for the UN Climate Change Conference, we’re seeing signs of hope for an agreement to limit the escalating effects of global warming. Canadians, especially, have reason to be optimistic about our country’s role.
A year before South Africa’s first-ever democratic election in 1994, small groups of journalists secretly leave South Africa for training workshops in Toronto.
“Violence against women is a violation of the most basic human rights,” Prime Minster Justin Trudeau reflected. “It destroys lives, tears families apart, impacts entire communities and has no place within our society.”
It’s encouraging that our newly elected federal government has agreed to improve efforts to safeguard Canada’s oceans. Ocean protection here is shamefully deficient, currently at around one per cent.
Each winter in Canada, there is a primitive ritual that shapes many young people for the rest of their lives. Not unlike the process that takes place when wolves, hunting in the dead of night, select the weakest from among a herd of deer. It is swift and without warning. It is the dreaded goalie cull.
During the presidential election of 1980, Reagan asked if we were “better off than four years ago” in his campaign against Carter. In this series of articles, I address the question of whether Americans are “better off than fifty years ago.” Let’s explore some changes in America, since the Fifties and Sixties, many of which resulted from Reagan’s presidency and all of which resulted from Republican policies put into effect since those earlier days.
120 Diner’s Jazz Series Presents Vocalist Brenda Lewis’ Toronto CD Release for Her 3rd Jazz CD “Far & Near”
Moving effortlessly between standards, RnB and country swing, Guelph-based chanteuse Brenda Lewis’ voice is described as “an elastic instrument – especially in songs which speak to the heart”
Thank You Dr. Mazhar Mirza … Short, to the point, easy to learn and implement in your life … It could easily be called a “Visual Medicine”. You’re A Born Winner!
This Remembrance Day, I find myself reflecting on the extraordinary sacrifices of our Armed Forces. Their courage. Their commitment to keeping us safe. But also the hardships they face both while in uniform and after they come home.
Last week, Canadian government plans for keeping better track of people coming and going from the U.S. were revealed. The driving purpose for the increased scrutiny will save the government millions of dollars in social benefits on those who shouldn’t receive them because they are out of the country.
Sustainable development means different things to different people. The concept was popularized in 1987 by the groundbreaking Brundtland Commission report to the United Nations, “Our Common Future”. Over the past three decades it has entered conversations around global poverty, health, environmental quality and social justice.
Thank the people from all parties who have devoted so much time, energy and money to serve the country, from the candidates, successful and not, to the volunteers, who believe enough in this country and its democratic traditions to give their all. Their families also deserve a lot of credit. Whether or not we agree with a candidate, leader or party and their policies, we can be grateful that they dedicate themselves to keeping our country strong and free.
It looks like the Liberals will win the most seats in next week’s General Election. Their strategists have run a note-perfect campaign. But it would be unfair not to give credit where credit is due, to the man who did the most to put the Liberals on top: Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
From all of us inside of LPC, from the war room, from all of us (the directors, the employees and the volunteers) : WE ARE WITH YOU.
As election day draws near, people in politically divergent couples may come to realize that unfortunately, this difference is in the list of their deal-breakers.
Justin Trudeau has demonstrated to me that he “IS READY” to serve as our Prime Minister, and unlike a lot of other politicians I do not believe that he would blatantly LIE to earn this job. Who am I to tell you who to vote for?
If it’s your friends goals to remove Harper and they’ve been preaching the ‘strategic voting’ thus far, I would say that the Orange Crash has hit and there is really only one option to avoid another four years of Harper’s shadow politics.
There is really only one way to remove the fear based politics of derision and toxicity of the Harper regime.
If this brings back bad memories of the robocall scandal, you’re not alone. The shameful scheme to trick voters across Canada to go to the wrong polling station (which the federal court later ruled pointed to the Conservative Party of Canada), remains the single worst attack on Canada’s democracy. Public trust in our elections is still recovering.
I can’t stress strongly enough how important it is for Canada’s Aboriginal peoples to vote and thereby stand up for all their people who have been wronged in the past but can now have a bright and fruitful future going forward by VOTING thoughtfully and being fully informed about where the people they can vote for stand.
When the Conservatives brought in “Dark Lord” Lynton Crosby to save their flailing campaign, my first thought was: it’s a trap! And as expected, the election has turned ugly in Harper’s desperate attempt to cling to power by demonizing refugees and stoking anti-Muslim sentiments.
Trudeau adopted a tougher posture in later debates, in response to critics’ concerns that he was too soft in the first one. Meanwhile, the Niqab controversy – the wildcard of the campaign – appears to have hurt Mulcair worse than Trudeau, despite the fact that they’ve essentially taken the same position. This is because the issue has tracked more with Quebec voters, whom Mulcair was relying on more heavily than Trudeau.This time around, Strategic Voting may be real Lastly, it’s possible that in this anomaly of federal elections, the notion of strategic voting – which typically fares better on paper than in practice – could finally be manifesting itself.
If recent news headlines have you wishing for a safe haven, please read this!! Many of the “safe” jobs, relationships and habits that we have are exactly the situations that we need to change. Complacency is a tempting habit and change is scary for most adults. As Robin Sharma says, “the riskiest place you can be is trying to do the same things in the same way as you’ve always done them.
Monika Chapman received the ultimate reward by being booked at the famous JAZZ BISTRO in Toronto where she will be making her singing debut at this beautiful venue with a 7 piece band of all stars, on the night of Sunday, October 18th, 2015 at 7p.m., most of whom recorded with her on her new album “P.S. I Love You!”.
As an editorial voice, the public should be informed of this regressive plan where a hospital will rent or farm you out to the private sector. Where is the NDP health critic? What is so sad management represented that the same level of care which is gross misrepresentations (A lie).
Your future health care should concern you as you may be rented out to substandard care and with less dignity.
With the passage of Stephen Harper’s Strengthening Citizenship Act, I and, perhaps, millions of Canadians have been made 2nd class citizens. Are you one of them?
JASMINE D’COSTA … The story of an innocent teen mom wrongfully convicted of the murder of her two‐year‐old son — thanks to the false testimony of a famous doctor
The Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC) is hosting the second International Wrongful Conviction Day, October 2, 2015. The annual event will highlight the need to prevent and remedy wrongful convictions around the world.
David Law … So it is with male violence against women. Every day in our peaceful country, a woman is slapped, pushed, punched, cut or shot. And even if they aren’t bruised – even when they make it through the day randomly untouched – there is the fear.
It’s been two-and-a-half years since Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela died. And every month that goes by moves South Africa further away from the democratic dream for which he lived. The dream isn’t quite over yet. But you can sense, feel, smell, ominous signals that Madiba’s beloved country is turning into yet another African plutocratic kleptocracy, ruled by yet another noxious Big Man. President Jacob Zuma, the wily, half-educated Struggle veteran, seems to believe South Africa is his personal fiefdom — its rapidly dwindling wealth at his personal disposal, to spend as he wishes.
Well it’s not even Labour Day, and if you thought you’d have a nice, quiet summer away from politics, think again! With the early election call, we’re already up and running in Canada’s longest election campaign in modern history.
Home Solar Panels Fiasco or How can Canada go Green when the Green Energy Companies Treat Customers so Poorly?
Can the Canadian Government better make sure Canadians trying to promote green energy are better protected from fly-by-night solar panel companies!
Twenty years ago, I read The Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck. With his first sentence, “Life is difficult,” Peck (psychologist and bestselling author) captured my interest. “Once we truly understand and accept it, then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters,” wrote Peck. I would refer to this book over and over in the next decades of living on and off with depression.
Rarely does the world get a glimpse of the process by which an asylum seeker can traverse international borders to wreck havoc on the lives of others. Sharon Thomas’ debut novel is a fictional account of some of the immigration issues faced by countries trying to protect their borders. Thomas’ literary depictions take the reader behind the scenes to examine the mindset of a terrorist, individuals who must face making choices that may carry grave consequences, and the lives that they affect.
Reading the news, it’s hard not to feel a growing sense of unease. The threat of terrorism, growing instability and conflict overseas, a shooting on Parliament Hill last October and uncertainty about the economy diminish our collective feelings of safety and security. To this we add the looming environmental threats of climate change, pollution, declining ocean health, oil spills and extreme weather.
Sometimes, when sexuality is treated as something mysterious or when it has been repressed, a child’s confusion and curiosity about sex could lead to inappropriate sexual experimentation. This makes a good case for appropriate sex education at school.
Sometimes we just settle for far less than the best we deserve in order to ‘make a living’ or meet other people’s expectations of us. Pretty soon we fall into a rut – a routine – and get cozy. Welcome to the Rat Race! The never-ending treadmill of constant busyness. A dream stealer disguised as a golden ladder to nowhere.
I was at an internet marketing seminar where internet marketing Guru, Derek Gehl, related a story about an internet marketer who was making over $100,000 a month by sending one of his product promotions every month through his email subscriber base of 2 million people.
There are a number of psychological barriers preventing people from acting to prevent climate change. Robert Gifford at the University of Victoria calls these “dragons of inaction”. This article consists of edited excerpts from the Denial101x course I’m following – Making Sense of Climate Science Denial.
Recently, I saw someone call the long term cycle of depression caused by Canada’s horrific Residential Schools as “the downward trickle of damage”. I was writing this essay and told her I was stealing her words, because I think it is the perfect title.
Once finished, I’m sure most of you will completely agree, as it is the central theme built on the legacy of the sad faces seen in this essay’s photo and the resultant pandemic of depression it has wrought on Canada’s First Nations.
Before voting on October 19th, 2015, pause to ask yourself if Harper is worthy of another term as Prime Minister based on his racism?
It has taken almost six years to write this letter to the Premier of Ontario after being destroyed by Ontario’s Ministry of Community and Social Services. Lost and helpless at what to do for six years, last week an employee of that Ministry was helpful, finally telling me that if I need help, I have to “make more noise.”
Our project is pretty unique, it combines familiar action-comedy elements and places them in a new setting. A year after a roadside bomb takes his leg; Luke Walker is ready to join the world of working stiffs in his tiny hometown. Assuming the role of a junior postal worker, Luke is thrust into a world of danger and discovers that the American Postal Carriers are in fact an ultra-secret branch of civil service that truly quiet anything that goes bump in the night.
For 103 years the statue of Cecil John Rhodes crouches there on the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus, brooding out over the rugby fields all the way to the Cape Flats.
The statue celebrates his dream of a white man’s Africa — stretching British imperial power 7,235 kilometres from Cape to Cairo.
Ever since he came to power Stephen Harper has been trying to brainwash Canadians with the greatest barrage of propaganda this country has ever seen. A barrage of lies and half truths worthy of Big Brother, and almost impossible to avoid. They’re on TV, and on the radio, they jump out at you in newspapers and magazines. And now you can’t even get away from them when you check out the weather.
U.S. and China locked in a high stakes contest over satellites – “60 Minutes” Air Force Space Command
USAF Gen. John Hyten, the head of Air Force Space Command, tells Martin that he believes China will soon be able to threaten U.S. satellites in “every orbital regime that we operate in,” from low Earth orbit a few hundred miles above the Earth, to geosynchronous orbit more than 20,000 miles up
A photographer captured the moment an avalanche on Mt. Everest barreled into a group of people.
Jost kobusch … The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives
Mr. Oliver took great pride in announcing a balanced budget. But what he really demonstrated is how imbalanced and self-serving his government’s approach to budgeting has become.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said.
Actor Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the UN security council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria’s four-year conflict.
Jolie briefed the council as special envoy for the UN on refugee issues. Syria’s ambassador said simply of her presence: “She’s beautiful.”
Known as the act of marking the skin with indelible ink, tattooing has become an intrinsic part of pop culture today, especially in North America where millennials consider getting tattooed the same way they do hair dye and clothing choices. But with all the progress of youth there is still a lingering stigma that tattoos belong on sailors and criminals. So how to we bridge the gap between acceptance from our younger generations and mass misconception about tattoos among those over 25?
Desmond Cole ~The Skin I’m In: I’ve been interrogated by police more than 50 times—all because I’m black
One day, we took Sana and his parents on a road trip to Niagara Falls. Just past St. Catharines, Sana tossed a dirty tissue out the window. Within seconds, we heard a siren: a cop had been driving behind us, and he immediately pulled us onto the shoulder. A hush came over the car as the stocky officer strode up to the window and asked my dad if he knew why we’d been stopped. “Yes,” my father answered, his voice shaky, like a child in the principal’s office.
“Life” refers to the biological processes by which living things maintain themselves over time, “Money”to the present economic ideology that says that as long as the volume of money changing hands increases, all will be well. “Illusion” refers to the fact that these two perspectives are directly opposed in terms of how they would solve current problems. One of them must be mistaken.
A quarter of a billion potential voters in the world’s only democratic superpower will likely give a majority mandate to the next president of the United States. The 18 months of Democrat and Republican campaigning will entertain, offend and alarm sensitive people everywhere. This year, nestled just north, a relatively agreeable electorate of some 24-million potential voters will merely handicap an insider’s power game among the leadership of, possibly, five registered parties.
I often wonder what travels though the minds of others. What is important to them in their life. How change has only come to those who fought for it, against those we wanted to keep it from them. I once again recall what a Clans Mother of the Wolastoqey people recently told me. “It only takes a spark to ignite a fire” Let us all become Sparks.
To understand how important it is to buy at the right time, just think of condominium units that, only a few years ago, sold at very high prices but lost their value — many of them as much as 50% or more — as a result of the real estate collapse of 2007.
Singer/songwriter Daniel Casavant’s instrumental “In Between” from his first album Nine at a Time was selected for an audio/video podcast series celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Morro Bay National Estuary (California)
As environmentalists have long noted, bees and other pollinators are essential to the world’s food supply, farming system, and environment. However, both in Europe and the U.S., they have been threatened by industrial agriculture practices, insecticides, and climate change, which causes more heavy rainfalls, droughts, and heat waves that can harm bees and their access to food.
The 2015 election is fast approaching and who we elect to fill those seats is critical. We need 170 YES votes (a majority) in the House of Commons to implement proportional representation in Canada. We’ve never been this close to achieving votes that count, and we need your help now.
The future of solar energy, often envisioned as an island of reflective panels amid an ecologically sensitive desert outpost, may have a more simple, and more local solution.
Rapid melting of Antarctic ice could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide within two centuries, “recurving” heavily populated coastlines and essentially reshaping the world, the Associated Press reported Friday.
On the verge of retirement, noted environmentalist and celebrated systems analyst Lester Brown has a dire warning for the world he has spent more than half a century advising on issues of food and energy policy: there is no end in sight for the interrelated scourge of climate change, global poverty and hunger.
Canada’s electronic spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), collects millions of emails and other information from its citizens and stores them for “days to months,” according to a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and revealed by CBC News in collaboration with The Intercept on Wednesday.
Science and technology plays an ever increasing roll in the daily lives of almost everyone and there is every indication that, for better or for worse, this is going to be more true than ever in the next few decades. I think presenting the top 5-10 things that people should be aware of, in an easily understood and carefully explain way, just once per year could help people understand and make important decisions about the present and the future.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking with state television, has warned that if the deal reached in Minsk less than two weeks ago does not soon take hold in Ukraine, a war of “apocalyptic” proportions remains a possibility on the horizon.
A fresh leak of radioactive water was detected at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant on Sunday, raising new concerns about ongoing efforts to clean up the site.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), which operates the Fukushima Daiichi plant, said sensors attached to a drainage channel that diverts rain and groundwater from the plant into the Pacific Ocean detected contamination levels up to 70 times greater than the already-high radiation levels previously documented at the facility.
To prevent ruinous climate change and stave off an influx of preventable chronic diseases, Americans must reduce their meat intake and switch to a sustainable, plant-based diet, the top U.S. nutritional panel has announced for the first time.
If approved, the Energy East pipeline would stretch 4,600 kilometres from Alberta through Ontario to ports in Quebec and New Brunswick. Energy East would be the largest pipeline in North America. Its chief purpose would be to carry 1.1 million barrels daily (including tar sands oil) primarily for export to foreign markets.
New reporting by The Intercept, based on documents leaked by whistleblower, reveals how spy agencies hacked world’s largest SIM card manufacturer
Canadian environmental organizations could pose a potential threat to national security and are attempting to make the fossil fuel industry look bad.
Such was the assessment of what the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) referred to as the “anti-petroleum movement” in a document dated Jan. 24, 2014, and titled Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Assessment.
“As we approach the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima-daiichi nuclear disaster, evidence has emerged that demands immediate action to prevent another catastrophe. Thousands of previously unknown cracks in critical components of two reactors point to a potentially endemic and significant safety problem for reactors globally. Continuing to operate any reactor with such cracking would be an absolutely unacceptable risk to public safety.
The New York Times reports that, in many cases, the powerful software is able to “grab the encryption keys off a machine, unnoticed, and unlock scrambled contents. Moreover, many of the tools are designed to run on computers that are disconnected from the Internet, which was the case in the computers controlling Iran’s nuclear enrichment plants.”
“There are remedies, including technological and institutional, for all risks,” reads the report. “But they will require collaboration of a sort humanity has not achieved before, and the creation of systems which can deal with problems preemptively.”
To that end, Global Challenges identifies 10 strategies to “help mitigate immediate threats while also contributing to a future global governance system capable of addressing global risks with a potential infinite impact.”
Trust me when I tell you that when Harper’s sinister spokesthingies attempt to adopt a reasonable tone to explain Adams was already being escorted off the premises by the bouncers, and for good reasons, the typical voter will conclude this is an entirely predictable smear, just the sort of lie unprincipled and cynical politicians would tell about a courageous young woman who had the fortitude to stand up to them.
Here again, the cynicism and distrust the Harper Conservatives have sown among electors as an effective voter-suppression technique has the potential to turn against them.
February 13 and 14 will mark a “turning point” for the movement to end funding for fossil fuels, according to organizers, as activists will target the industry’s key allies, including some of the largest banks in South Africa—drawing a connection between the climate movement and the take-down of Apartheid in the 1980s.
Elsewhere, students will take part in sit-ins and flash mobs, targeting institutions in the U.S., the U.K., Nepal, Japan, France, Ukraine, and the Philippines, according to the environmental organization 350.org.
A biotechnology company’s plan to release millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes the Florida Keys to combat tropical diseases has been criticized as “a science experiment run amok” by a watchdog organization.
The plan, which local officials hope to get underway this spring, is meant to control the population of Aedes aegypti, which spreads dengue fever and chikungunya.
Following marathon overnight talks in Minsk, Belarus that began Wednesday, world leaders emerged near dawn to announce that a cease-fire agreement has been reached to at least temporarily stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine with stated hopes that a long-term political solution will follow.
Energy security was high on the agenda of world leaders in 2014. Governments all over the world are now trying to come up with plans to ensure stable energy supply. I would urge you to consider that our quest for energy security must go hand in hand with the quest for true security.
No matter how you feel about Ontario’s proposal to restrict use of neonicotinoid insecticides on corn and soybean crops, we can all agree: bees matter. But as important as bees are, there’s more at stake. Neonics are poisoning our soil and water.
‘Rotten Core of Banking’ Exposed: Global Outrage Follows HSBC Revelations. ‘These bankers are too big to fail and too big to jail, so they just keep engaging in illegal activity.’
That’s what the United Nations, health professionals, and those who advocate for women and girls say is necessary to end female genital mutilation (FGM), a practice that still plagues millions of women and girls around the world, reflecting deep-rooted inequality between sexes and extreme discrimination against women and children.
We were disturbed and disappointed to read Stephen Harper’s recent comments erroneously claiming that Justin Trudeau has a “deep distrust” of the Canadian military. In my experience, actions speak louder than words, and while Mr. Harper has always been quick to stand with our soldiers for photo ops, he has failed to have their backs when it counts.
This is artist Michael Rilstone’s portrait of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. He departed from his usual monochromatic style of black, white, and shades of grey to add a watery eye and two tear drops in blue.
It is called “One Trillion Tears” to represent the full struggle First Nations People have faced on Turtle Island, not only for the Missing & Murdered Aboriginal Women, of which Tina is one of the latest, but also for all of the colonial struggles so bravely faced by Aboriginal People since their lives were forever broken by White Man’s arrival in 1492.
The 500+ years have been a litany of slaughter and abuse.