by Destine Lord | Oct 19, 2017As the leaves change colour and most people are stuffed with turkey, I am hopeful for coming winter months, the promise that a new year brings and the opportunity for renewal. But before we get there, we must cross the most contentious time of year – a time not of...
by Destine Lord | Sep 8, 2017When it comes to the world of fashion, there are countless examples of cultural appropriation ranging from those that profit off of tired stereotypes and the suffering of Indigenous people to others that straight up steal the work of Indigenous artists. Don’t believe...
by Destine Lord | Aug 31, 2017September is here and in cities across Canada many parents are picking up last minute supplies and clothing for the kids to go back to school. While their thoughts turn to homework assistance and lunch prep, I wonder how many of these parents worry if their kids will...
by Destine Lord | Jul 13, 2017By Destine Lord, IRG director and proud Canadian of Afro-Caribbean descent There is no doubt that Julie Payette is an impressive woman with even more impressive credentials. She is an astronaut, computer engineer, and pilot. In her spare time, she’s an accomplished...
Rose LeMay @Ben_Parsons__: The Conservative party is going full MAGA and only HuffPo and Vice are paying attention. https://t.co/9TWyBY5EVj
Destine Lord https://t.co/2Nrp9r9af8
Rose LeMay @RosieBarton @TanyaTalaga Name last time that Clerk of Privy Council , highest civil servant with mandate to protect apoliticial foundation of the federal government, so blantantly and shamelessly took a political stance? Lined up with a political party to take down a sitting MP?
Rose LeMay @CBCAlerts @CBCAlerts I’m sure you did not INTEND to undermine the truth and lived experience of Canadians, when you wrote “black Nova Scotians say they were”....you meant to write “black Nova Scotians were victims...”. Don’t whitewash and undermine the experience of victims.
Rose LeMay @CharlieAngusNDP: Her name was Nashie Oombash. She was only 48. She was loved and she loved her grandchildren. She was desperate to ge…
Destine Lord @IRPlawyer @AEnenajor Even if you agree that she stank as Justice Minister, how does that change anything about her being pressured by PMO??
Rose LeMay @MPCelina @The_IRGDestine @DChavannes_ Honoured to meet a woman leader who lives her integrity and caring for Canadians. Thank you @MPCelina.
Rose LeMay @The_IRGDestine @MPCelina Can we say “cover up”? Or just the inability to deal with racism straight up? Too ironic/sad that it occurs in THE HOUSE.
Destine Lord https://t.co/RZVxlqAo8k