Mansoor Ladha: Calgary journalist receives Gov. Gen. award

Mansoor Ladha: Calgary journalist receives Gov. Gen. award

Calgary-based journalist Mansoor Ladha was one of seven community volunteers whose dedicated efforts were recognized at a Governor General’s Caring Award ceremony hosted by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. The awards were handed over on behalf of the Governor General of Canada, the Rt. Hon. David Johnston. “There are many aspects of the quality of…

Mansoor Ladha: Boycott of Commonwealth talks raises serious questions | The Anchor Weekly – The Chestermere Lake News

Canada will boycott next month’s Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka. Stephen Harper has also threatened to cut the purse strings to the 64-year-old Commonwealth organization due to on-going human rights violations. These include the impeachment of a chief justice, allegations of extra judicial killings and disappearances and the arrest of political opponents and journalists. “In…

Opinion Mansoor Ladha: African free-trade plan must be supported

A historic agreement aimed at creating a free-trade zone uniting 26 African countries and establishing Africa’s biggest trading bloc was announced recently in Johannesburg, South Africa. The proposed free-trade area would encompass the South African Development Community, the East African Community, and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, with a population of more…