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In 1972, Dictator Idi Amin expelled tens of thousands of South Asians from Uganda, many of whom had lived in the country for generations. Author Tasneem Jamal's family was among those expelled. Her family fled to Canada along with thousands of others, an experience she chronicles in her novel "Where the Air is Sweet." This fictionalized story looks at a multi-generational South Asian family caught up in an ugly chapter of post-colonial Uganda. She sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay for a feature interview.
Downtown Windsor was once packed with shops and tourists, but what made it special was the famed Norwich Block on Ouellette Ave. It was home to South Shore Books, Louie Linguine's and the legendary Fast Eddy's Arcade before it was demolished in 1999.
In 1970 Fort Williams and Port Arthur amalgamated into Thunder Bay. Isolated from surrounding cities, an underground queer community found refuge with their chosen family, launching the city's first Thunder Pride.
OPINION: A cabinet shuffle this far into the last full fiscal year of a government means that new ministers won’t make a lot of difference — and the most important posts are staying in hands Ford trusts.