The US and Canada share information from their no-fly lists, but there’s very little Canadians can do if they think they’re being flagged and delayed from boarding flights in error. It’s not just an inconvenience — it’s stigmatizing.
Rob Ford, mayor of Toronto, first admitted to using cocaine, then there was alcohol, and last night he used profanity on state TV. Which got us wondering, where did Ford come from and what happens now? Here's what we found out.
Souljazz Orchestra, Canada’s leading Afrobeat/Caribbean (and obviously enough) soul/jazz ensemble (who we featured on our “Africa in America 2013″ program), is back at it with a new album called Inner Fire (Strut). As that title indicates, the band has transitioned ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/17047/the-spiritual-side-of-souljazz-an-interview-with-pierre-chretien/"> Read more »</a>
Will Detroit ever come back to its former glory? That's the question that haunts a Michigan reporter after a visit to the small Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, which was devastated by an oil train derailment last summer. On a small scale, the town's empty blocks and uncertain hopes seemed all too familiar.
He's known for drinking too much, hanging out with known criminals and of course, smoking crack cocaine. A new book about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford looks at his political rise and the rather odd dynamics in his very political family.