Zia Mohyeddin – Fond Memories of an Icon

DATE : February 14, 2023 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

  Renowned actor, producer, director, and television broadcaster, Zia Mohyeddin passed away on February 12, 2023. While the world mourns a man who was an institution unto himself, I have a personal connection with Zia that goes back many years.   I first saw Zia Mohyeddin a year after Lawrence of Arabia (in which he […]


Raheel Raza: Opposing extremism is not Islamophobic, despite what recent report suggests

DATE : February 4, 2023 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Despite what some may like to believe, terrorism and extremism pose real threats to Canada and are not figments of my imagination.


Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 2

DATE : October 16, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Part 2 – 2022 In January 2022 I turned 72 and was ready physically, mentally and emotionally to face the challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease. I was nicknamed “Dialysis Diva” and I got purple highlights in my hair to prepare me for the future.  My GFR was slowly declining and I knew it’s only a […]


Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 1

DATE : October 14, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Part 1 – 2021 In March 2021 I got COVID which was painful. More painful was the fact that at the same time, very suddenly I was diagnosed with failing kidneys. My family doctor got me an urgent appointment with a Nephrologist at the Kidney Clinic in Etobicoke and this was the start of my […]


Muslim Reformer and Writer Raheel Raza Fights for the Soul of Islam

DATE : January 20, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments


For Afghan women, the Taliban boot looms large

DATE : July 30, 2021 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The very evil that the allied forces went in to uproot in Afghanistan is being allowed to sweep back in after they leave.