Toronto Star article: “Parliament’s lack of diversity goes beyond race, gender: study”

January 4, 2015

January 2, 2015 Parliament’s lack of diversity goes beyond race, gender: study A study exploring the demographics of Parliament suggests a mismatch with the Canadian population that goes beyond race and gender to issues such as religion and education. By: Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter, Published on Fri Jan 02 2015   The ruling Conservatives and federal cabinet don’t […]

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Forbes online article: “Big Data and the death of passion”

October 20, 2014

October 19, 2014 Big Data and the death of passion By Shellie Karabell We live in the “information age” – perhaps too much information – and the consultants are having a field day telling us how to handle it all. “It may not be possible to overstate at this point how important Big Data analytics […]

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Short End of the Stick

October 8, 2014

Letter to the PAW in response to: Undergraduate Yield Up, Grad Yield Down Published on October 8, 2014 Students of Asian descent at Princeton (and elsewhere in the United States) seem to get the short end of the stick on campus, as highlighted by two articles in the June 4 issue. With respect to the racial composition […]

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Canadian politics

October 4, 2014

Letter to the Economist (Oct 4th 2014) SIR – Stephen Harper and his Conservative party will have a hard time staying in power after the next federal election in 2015. This is not because of scandals and voter fatigue with the current government, or of intrinsic liberal values of Canadians, but because the Conservative movement […]

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It starts at home

September 18, 2014

Letter to the Globe & Mail (September 18, 2014) It starts at home Twenty-plus years ago I would have been one of Hieu Ngo’s interview subjects (Young Gang Members: Their Numbers Are Increasing, But Why?– Sept. 16). The gangs described in the report are reminiscent of the groups I associated with as a teen. Although […]

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