In a roundup Sept. 13 of newspaper coverage the weekend before the Sept. 11 anniversary, The Toronto Sun columnist Peter Worthington quotes cultural studies Prof. Christopher Dewdney: The US launched a “somewhat duplicitous campaign, extolling Islamic-American pluralism … behind which the noxious harassment of Arab-Americans and Arab-Canadians continues.”
Access and the miracle
Lynda Staples, facilities manager for access York, was Andy Barrie’s guest on CBC Radio’s “Metro Morning” Sept. 12 to discuss an article in People magazine saying quadriplegic former film star Christopher Reeves regained some feeling after seven years of paralysis.
Slave trade library
CBC Radio’s “Here and Now” host Avril Benoit interviewed history Prof. Paul Lovejoy Sept. 12 on the opening of the Harriet Tubman Library, which will specialize in literature about the African slave trade.
US vs Iraq
CBC Radio’s “Here and Now” host Avril Benoit interviewed political science Prof. Stephen Newman Sept. 12 on the possibility of an American attack against Iraq.