Silence the Scientists: They Know Too Much

Rahman Mohamed

Scientist21[3]It’s begun. Word has leaked out. The government had them, but now scientists have them: the answers.

They have the cure to cancer. They know how to end global warming. They even know how to keep tuition low and get the Conservatives out of office.

That’s why the government has told the scientist “Shhh! Don’t say anything.” Seriously. The prime minister has silenced Dr. Who and all the other mad men and women in lab coats; they can publish their work, but they can’t talk to reporters about the secrets they’ve found.

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Tweets from the Top

Rahman Mohamed
The digital voice of those who lead Canada

Once upon a time (not too long ago), from a land not too far away (England), Canada was ruled by an all-powerful monarch. With so many subjects and so little power to contact everyone, it was pretty hard to keep in touch.

Today, Canada’s led by Canadians—people elected by the people to rule the people. But how in touch are they with those they rule? At this very moment Canadian leaders can communicate with their Followers as rulers in no other era ever could: Twitter.

With a simple Tweet (instead of tying a scroll on the legs of a Canada goose or a loon that nips your thumbs), the rulers can send messages to anyone they wish in Canada or the world. But how many of Canada’s great leaders are really taking advantage of the voice of this new bird without wings? And how?
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A Page From a First Year’s Diary

October 1, 2013

Dear Diary,

I can’t believe it!  I’m finally at YORK! And it’s AMAZING!

I can’t get stop thinking about how I haven’t seen mom for over a month!  It’s like heaven!  No one nagging me about clothes on my floor, or to my laundry or to do my homework, or to even take a bath.  I’ve been taking showers (every other day, not every day). Continue reading