Displaying items by tag: Toronto - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://newcanadianmedia.ca Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:51:56 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Canada, India and the Opportunity for Both http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43099-canada-india-and-the-business-for-both http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43099-canada-india-and-the-business-for-both The Canada-India Business Council is looking at ways to sustain the momentum from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent visit to India.
Commentary by: Kasi Rao in Toronto, ON Increasing trade and investment with India was a focal point of the discussion…
Economy Sat, 28 Apr 2018 12:36:49 -0400
Grandparents at Home: A Blessing http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43094-grandparents-at-home-a-blessing http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43094-grandparents-at-home-a-blessing Immigrant households often rely on different generations of family members for support both financially and emotionally. The image pictures four generations of the Riffat family who were able to band together to help one another.
By: Asfia Yassir in Toronto, ON Grandparents can be gems to have as part of any family unit. Regardless of…
Arts & Culture Thu, 29 Mar 2018 22:46:11 -0400
Diversifying Canada's Literature http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43092-diversifying-canada-s-literature http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43092-diversifying-canada-s-literature Ayelet Tsabari's first novel received great reviews. The collection of short stories offers a different take on themes such as nationality, religion and community.
By: Tazeen Inam in Toronto, ON Canadian literature continues to diversify as more stories look to include a wider range…
Books Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:07:15 -0400
Barriers Stop Women from Reaching Full Potential http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential For immigrants like Eugenia Gomez the Canadian dream remains distant. Once a researcher in Mexico, she now cleans residential homes in Toronto.
by: Isabel Inclan in Toronto, ON It is no secret Canada is aiming to increase its immigration numbers over the…
Top Stories Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:01:15 -0400
Getting Ahead: Taking the First Career Steps http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43089-getting-ahead-taking-the-first-career-steps http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43089-getting-ahead-taking-the-first-career-steps A graduating class from NPower Canada poses for a picture. The organization provides two free employment training programs for aspiring Junior IT Analysts and Digital Customer Care Professionals.
Commentary by: Jennilee Austria in Toronto, ON Back when I was a settlement worker, many of my newcomer clients would…
Commentary Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:56:09 -0400
‘We Need to Talk About Gendered Islamophobia’ http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43087-we-need-to-talk-about-gendered-islamophobia http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43087-we-need-to-talk-about-gendered-islamophobia Sexism and Islamophobia combine to make it very dangerous for some Muslim women, Manaal Farooqi reports.
By: Manaal Farooqi in Toronto, ON One in every five Canadian women is born outside of the country. However, despite…
Top Stories Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:50:42 -0400
Jewish and Muslim Canadian Women find Kinship http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43085-jewish-and-muslim-canadian-women-find-kinship http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43085-jewish-and-muslim-canadian-women-find-kinship Aiming to break down barriers, the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom consists of Muslim and Jewish women looking to work together to inspire positive change.
By: Tazeen Inam in Toronto, ON Women’s voices and their participation in every aspect of society are more vital than…
Top Stories Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:34:39 -0500
Ontario's Caregivers: Double the Work, Half the Benefits http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43083-ontario-s-caregivers-double-the-work-half-the-benefits http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43083-ontario-s-caregivers-double-the-work-half-the-benefits Emily Liu poses for her new profile picture at La Leche League, an organization dedicated to providing mother-to-mother breastfeeding support  and educational opportunities.
By: Shan Qiao in Toronto, ON Cindy Leung drops off her husband, Chuck, to a day program at a Scarborough,…
Health Wed, 28 Feb 2018 20:41:14 -0500
Commanding Respect in a Classroom http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43079-commanding-respect-in-a-classroom http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43079-commanding-respect-in-a-classroom Although immigrant educators must adjust their teaching styles, many of the changes they must look to make are related to varying cultural norms.
By: Asfia Yasir in Toronto, ON Immigration is reshaping Ontario's classrooms, changing the demographics of both students and teachers. The…
Education Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:09:33 -0500
Lost in the Wasteland of Survival Jobs http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43076-lost-in-the-wasteland-of-survival-jobs http://newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43076-lost-in-the-wasteland-of-survival-jobs Highly skilled professionals with university degrees in their native countries are often relegated to survival jobs and paid a minimum wage with no job stability in sight.
By: Nanyi Albuero in Toronto, ON The rhythmic sound of embroidering machines surround Mariam Said Mobinullah as she expertly navigates…
Economy Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:07:26 -0500