Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.
About Us
Tolerance.ca is published by Tolerance.ca Inc.

President: Victor Teboul, Ph.D. Contact : info@tolerance.ca
Victor Teboul is a writer and the Editor of Tolerance.ca ®, The Tolerance Webzine, which he founded in 2002 to promote a critical discourse on tolerance and diversity. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. 

Victor 's recent presentation ''Accommodating Bedfellows : Montreal's Jewish Community and Quebec's Intellectual Elite'' is posted HERE.

To learn more on Victor Teboul, please click HERE.

See also Interviews by Victor Teboul

For Victor's articles on this web site which are written in French, please click HERE.



Advisory Board
Ph.D., Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Christian Agbobli holds a Ph.D. in communication. He is Professor of international and intercultural communication at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada. His research is targeted towards international communication and development as well as toward the role of the media in intercultural relationships. As a member of Tolerance.ca, Dr Agbobli is responsible for partnerships with universities and for student participation. 


Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science
An internationally respected researcher and writer, Neil Caplan currently holds an adjunct position in the History Department of Concordia University, and is Scholar-in-Residence at Vanier College, both in Montreal. His degrees include an MA in Canadian Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa, and a PhD in Politics from London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London). Prior to his retirement he taught for 35 years in the Humanities Department of Vanier College, Montréal, Canada, for many years serving also as coordinator of that Department and of the Jewish Studies Programme. An historian of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Dr Caplan has published numerous articles and seven books, including Futile Diplomacy, a 4-volume documentary history of negotiations, 1913-1956 (re-issued 2015, Routledge Library Editions), and, with Laurie Z. Eisenberg, Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: Patterns, Problems, Possibilities (Indiana, revised edition 2010). His latest work is The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Contested Histories (Wiley-Blackwells) -- a book-length expansion of ideas first outlined in his tolerance.ca essay, ''Israelis and Palestinians: Victims versus Victims''. As a member of Tolerance.ca, Dr. Caplan is responsible for partnerships in the sector of intercultural relations.

 

 



M.Sc. Political Science, Université de Montréal
Georges Dussault is an intercultural relations consultant who has worked in the field of financial and tax planning since the early 1990s for a firm unaffiliated with the major financial institutions. He is presently a member of the electoral college of the Chambre de la sécurité financière. Mr. Dussault is particularly interested in raising awareness within the business community toward cultural diversity. Mr Dussault is a member of Tolerance.ca.


Editor-in-chief, Tolerance.ca
Aziz Enhaili is an expert on the Middle East, of Islam and Foreign policy. He is a contributor on irregular basis to the ‘’Neighbouring countries’’ of the European Union, a unit of Europe2020, a groupe dedicated to prospective studies. He is also author of three essays of which two have been published in Barry Rubin's collective works, Political Islam (Londres: Routledge, 2006) & A Guide to Islamist Movements (M.E. Sharpe, New York, 2010). Mr. Enhaili signs a regular column on Tolerance.ca.
 



B.A., Literature, Université du Québec à Montréal
IM MEMORIAM

Francois passed away on December 21, 2016. He is survived by his mother, his companion Yvan, his cousin Louise Labissonnière, Victor Teboul and several close friends.

He was a strong supporter of Tolerance.ca and will be missed by us all.

The Tolerance.ca group presents its deepest sympathies to François's family and friends.    

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François La Bissonnière has taught Quebec and French literature at the Collège de Saint-Laurent, in Montreal, in a social and educational environment recognized for its ethnic and cultural diversity. Mr. La Bissonnière has also taught French as a Second Language to Indochinese students. He was a theatre lover and had conducted theatre workshops aimed at the staff of a seniors' residential centre. Mr La Bissonnière was a member of Tolerance.ca.



M.Sc., Community Health, Université de Montréal
Louise Labissonnière is a consultant in the field of health and social services. Louise Labissonnière has several years of experience in management within the Quebec health and social services sector. Among her interests are the international cooperation and the organization of health services in multicultural neighbourhoods. She has taught at Université de Montréal and Université du Québec à Hull.  As a member of Tolerance.ca, Louise Labissonnière acts as an adviser, responsible for planning and special events.


Professor, Law Faculty, Université Laval, Québec
Bjarne Melkevik, L.L.D. Paris II, professor at the Faculty of Law, University Laval (Quebec), is a well-known author in legal philosophy, legal epistemology and legal methodology. His latest published books include “Horizons of legal philosophy” (1998 and 2004), “Reflections on legal philosophy” (2000), “Rawls or Habermas? A question of legal philosophy” and “Juridical-philosophical considerations” (2005). In the realm of Tolerance he has recently published the book “Tolerance and legal modernity” (2006). Dr. Bjarne Melkevik is a member of Tolerance.ca


B.A. Political Science
Yannick B. Vallee is a political scientist who recently graduated from Bishop’s University (Quebec, Canada) in the BA program of political science. He also has a college degree of Business Administration with a specialization in marketing. Nowadays,  he specializes in American, Canadian, and Japanese Politics. He also studies Asian foreign policy with special interest on Japan and its influence in Asia. He has a keen interest in American and Canadian history.