Sep 5th, 2012
For many people, Timbuktu has long represented the essence of remoteness: a mythical, faraway place located on the boundaries of our collective consciousness. But like many of the myths associated with colonialism, the reality is very different. Medieval texts show that Timbuktu has stood for centuri...
Jun 29th, 2012
A study conducted by the United Nations concluded that Canada was one of the top 10 refugee destinations in the world in 2011, receiving over 25,000 asylum applications. A large percentage of these individuals were forced to flee their native countries and become refugees due to deteriorating conditi...