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Giving Voice Through Folk Art

Giving Voice Through Folk Art

19/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Sean Howard in Toronto There is next to no public space in St James Town. The most densely populated community in all of Canada…

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UA3411: On Being a Randomly Picked Asian

UA3411: On Being a Randomly Picked Asian

14/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Andrew Lam in San Francisco In America, when a source of authority says it randomly singles you out, you should always be wary.On…

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Thanks, Hérouxville

Thanks, Hérouxville

13/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

by George Abraham in Ottawa I come not to bury André Drouin’s legacy, but rather to praise him. In his way, he made a singular…

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Leitch Campaign Scrambles to Distance Itself from Anti-Mosque Group

Leitch Campaign Scrambles to Distance Itself from Anti-Mosque Group

30/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch’s campaign says she did not know Ron Banjaree, an anti-Muslim advocate, or the organization Rise Canada would be at the event…

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“We All Have Xenophobia to Some Degree”

“We All Have Xenophobia to Some Degree”

29/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Ashoke Dasgupta in Winnipeg The Islamic Social Services Association recently organized a conference on the theme of “At the Heart of Human Rights is Human Dignity” in Winnipeg. It…

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Technology Helping Newcomers to Metro Vancouver

Technology Helping Newcomers to Metro Vancouver

26/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Daniel Morton in Vancouver One year after Canada first resettled 25,000 Syrian refugees into Canadian communities — a number that has since grown to 40,000 — the refugee program…

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Politics

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An Open Letter to Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen

An Open Letter to Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen

09/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Ujjal Dosanjh in Vancouver Dear Minister Ahmed Hussen, Many of us cheered when you were recently made the Immigration Minister. We felt that…

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Trudeau Retools His Front Bench for an Alarming New World

Trudeau Retools His Front Bench for an Alarming New World

11/01/2017 | iPolitics.ca

by Susan Delacourt in Ottawa The best person to explain the big new-year changes to the federal cabinet’s makeup might well be someone who doesn’t…

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Don’t Mess with a Vote System that Works

Don’t Mess with a Vote System that Works

11/12/2016 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Fred Maroun in Ottawa Liberal leader Justin Trudeau promised to replace the first-past-the-post electoral system of Canada during the last federal election campaign…

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Policy

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Integration Models Highlight of Metropolis Conference

Integration Models Highlight of Metropolis Conference

23/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Andrew Griffith in Ottawa The just-concluded National Metropolis Conference is an annual forum for researchers, policy makers and immigrant-service organizations. This year the…

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Refugees from U.S. are Breaking the Law

Refugees from U.S. are Breaking the Law

19/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton For many Sikhs in Canada today, the Komagata Maru incident still looms large in our consciousness.   For anyone…

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Brockville, Look to GTA, not India

Brockville, Look to GTA, not India

20/12/2016 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Don Curry in North Bay Municipal councils in Canada’s smaller centres do not appear to be at the forefront in analyzing demographic and…

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Economy

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Whitening Your Resumé to Get the Job

Whitening Your Resumé to Get the Job

14/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Hamlin Grange in Toronto While working as a television journalist with Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, in Toronto, I produced a documentary series on…

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Looking Beyond the Name on a Resumé

Looking Beyond the Name on a Resumé

09/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Vivian Li in Toronto In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare gave us the famous line “What is in a name? That which we call a…

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Entrepreneurs Moving North

Entrepreneurs Moving North

21/02/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Don Curry in North Bay, Ontario Economic development officers in the upper reaches of Northeastern Ontario have noticed a trend in the past few…

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Education

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Listening to our International Students

Listening to our International Students

01/02/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Will Tao in Vancouver   Canada’s international students, particularly those in major metropolitan cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, have been subject to…

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Bramptonians Sucking on a Lollipop

Bramptonians Sucking on a Lollipop

01/11/2016 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton A few weeks before Brampton Council begin debate on the latest budget, the city and province delivered a…

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International Students an “Obvious Group” for Citizenship

International Students an “Obvious Group” for Citizenship

24/10/2016 | New Canadian Media

by Our National Correspondent Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) was appointed Chair of the Association of Atlantic Universities…

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Health

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“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation”

“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation”

03/10/2016 | The Patriotic Vangaurd

Commentary By Dr. Nanah Sheriff Fofanah-Sesay Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises of all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia such…

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Being a Great In-Law

Being a Great In-Law

23/09/2016 | Indo-Canadian Voice

ONE of the biggest sources of conflict between South Asian couples is the perceived over-involvement of in-laws. This belief that in-laws are “meddling” in the relationship…

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Online Advice for Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease Often Problematic: UBC Research

Online Advice for Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease Often Problematic: UBC Research

13/09/2016 | Indo-Canadian Voice

 NEW UBC research finds that many online resources for preventing Alzheimer’s disease are problematic and could be steering people in the wrong direction. In a survey…

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Arts & Culture

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Feeling Like a Stranger at Home

Feeling Like a Stranger at Home

04/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Laska Paré in Toronto “If you were born in Canada, you won!” was the catchphrase that came to mind during my flight's turbulent…

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Turning the BIG Day Into A Getaway

Turning the BIG Day Into A Getaway

12/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Tanya Mok Autumn is arguably the most beautiful season in Toronto, but even clear skies and above-average temperatures weren’t enough to keep Samantha Beniprashad-Maharaj…

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When Bigger is Better

When Bigger is Better

11/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Tazeen Inam For 21-year-old Mahnoor Baig, who grew up in Mississauga, the guest list for her wedding came as a shock. It included many…

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