Saturday, May 16, 2009

Tamil protests a test of our tolerance

(thestar)The global has never been more local than now. The prospect of an end to the civil war in Sri Lanka by tomorrow, as promised yesterday by Colombo, raises hopes for a truce in the rhetorical war in Canada – Toronto, in particular.

This past week we've had a cacophony of competing Canadian voices, about the Sri Lankan crisis itself and, more vociferously, about what may constitute the limits of multiculturalism. Full text