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In this inaugural “Bet U Didn’t Know I Was A Canadian” edition, we feature Ellen Page, an Oscar-nominated actress who has featured in many high-profile features, and is even part of at least one comic-book cinematic universe. She’s also an activist on various fronts, and is promoting her new documentary on “environmental racism”. But who knew she was Canadian? I didn’t, and I bet you didn’t either…
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BOER SOEK 'N DOEL
Aug 28, 2018
As I will be in Canada for the foreseeable future (whatever that means in the days of COVID-19!), I have decided to run a regular feature called “Bet U Didn’t Know I Was [A] Canadian!” The corny but cute BUDKIWAC will one day be a household acronym. The objective of...
What explains our anger and outrage in public when we talk about matters involving people we don’t know, and our ineffectualness when the matter in question touches us directly, involves us and those close to us?
The Springbok rugby team returned home to a muted welcome from their bruising Rugby World Cup final defeat to England on Saturday in Yokohama. Despite a gallant first-half display, they eventually were overrun by the overwhelming pre-match favourites, who scored...