Highlights / attacks

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

75 years after horrors of the Holocaust, anti-Semitism continues

This week saw the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the biggest of the Nazi death camps, camps where a total of about six million Jews were murdered. The hope was that the lesson was learned that myths, mistrust, and »

Canada 150, Highlights, International, Politics, Society

Canada Day 150- heightened security

Canada’s official birthday, July 1st, is always celebrated with great fanfare in celebrations in cities and towns across the country. The biggest event is of course in the national capital, Ottawa.  Crowds are likely to be even bigger than the »

International, Politics, Society

Very dangerous power game in the South China Sea – (part 1 of 2)

“This is a real geopolitical conflict zone – a tinderbox”  R Anderson An international arbritration tribunal in the Hague has ruled that China has no claim to disputed areas in the South China sea. It also said China has violated »

Environment & Animal Life, Highlights, Politics, Society

Banning a dog breed: Is it a bad dog or bad owners?

Owners of the breed known as pit bull say the dog is getting a bad rap. Several municipalities in the mainly French speaking province of Quebec either already have by laws in place, or are now planning to ban the »

International, Society

People with albinism murdered, dismembered in Africa

Many people with albinism in sub-Saharan Africa are living in terror. Since November 2014, at least 18 of them have been killed and at least five are missing in Malawi alone. A Canadian group is planning a campaign to counter the »

International, Politics

Canada condemns ‘cowardly’ attacks in Belgium: PM Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined a chorus of world leaders to express his solidarity with the Belgian people on Tuesday, after deadly explosions tore through an airport and a metro station in Brussels killing at least 34 people and »

International, Society

Hospital attacks in Syria may be war crimes: MSF

The United Nations says dozens of people were killed in the recent airstrikes against hospitals and schools in northern Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Russian planes destroyed a clinic in Idlib province. Russia denies it. ‘An »


the LINK Online, Sat. 06 Feb., 2016

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marc Khadye Beye This week a special appearance from Khadye Beye, who is our web editor. She is putting together a website specifically geared to black history month, celebrated every February in Canada, the US, and »


Film expresses pain of Muslims over terrorist acts

In a short film, young Muslims in western Canada express the anguish of being repeatedly asked about terrorist acts committed in the name of a religion they experience as peaceful. Muslim herself, independent filmmaker Nilufer Rahman was prompted to create »

International, Politics, Society

Canadian security expert on reaction to Paris terrorist attacks.

The horrific attacks in Paris on Friday November 13 have shocked the world. It was the second deadly terror attack in France this year following the murders at the Charlie Hebdo magzine,  and one of the most deadly attacks in »