Taslim Jaffer

BUILDING BRIDGES: Privilege comes at a cost

We must stay mindful of discrimination – subtle or otherwise – to be sure it doesn't bubble over.

BUILDING BRIDGES: Speaking up for change

Social injustice can end if we all work together, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer.

BUILDING BRIDGES: Tidings of love spring from Quebec tragedy

Semiahmoo Peninsula residents of different faiths joining together

BUILDING BRIDGES: Shared faith bridges gap in long-lasting friendship

Celebrating similarities key to strong relationships, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer,

BUILDING BRIDGES: Help those close to home

Reasons to give extend beyond holiday season, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer

BUILDING BRIDGES: Youth keep an open mind

Friendships made while young can help avert prejudice later, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer.

BUILDING BRIDGES: Colourful lessons learned

Orange Shirt Day starts important conversations about human rights, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer

BUILDING BRIDGES: We all come from somewhere

Where we're from can be a tough question to answer, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer.

BUILDING BRIDGES: Plenty of positives to focus on in spite of tragedy

As a mom of young children, I protect my little ones from the ugliness that forms our news, but I know one day I won’t be able to.

BUILDING BRIDGES: Seeing beyond our differences

When we see each other as people, we connect on some very important levels, writes Taslim Jaffer.

BUILDING BRIDGES: An effort to be neighbourly

In a world aching for security and understanding, being a good neighbour cannot go out of style, writes Taslim Jaffer

BUILDING BRIDGES: Tolerance is beneath us

It’s degrading to simply be tolerated – we need acceptance, writes columnist Taslim Jaffer.

COLUMN: Finding yourself at a cultural crossroads

New columnist Taslim Jaffer shares her thoughts on acceptance, understanding and balancing two different cultures.

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