System to resurrect ‘dead letters’ barely surviving

The art of letter writing may be dying even as Canada Post faces financial challenges. But one of its most archaic services once know as Dead Letter Offices is fighting for its survival. NCM’s Gita Abraham reports.

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Tired of being exploited, international students shame “wage thieves”

After asking and negotiating failed, a grassroots group of international students in Cambridge, Ontario is turning to shaming tactics to push unscrupulous employers into paying owed wages. While some in the community question the tactics, the group is undeterred. NCM’s Pradip Rodrigues reports.

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New immigration minister inherits backlogs, migrant worker issues

The new Immigration Minister Sean Fraser will have to act quickly to deal with thousands of backlogged immigration applications that worsened during the pandemic and the many issues affecting migrant workers. All this as Canada tries to welcome 1 million immigrants by 2023 to keep the economy going. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Systemic barriers keeping foreign nurses from filling shortages

Systemic barriers rooted in Canada’s immigration policy are pushing many foreign nurses to jobs outside of their profession and others to the brink of mental and physical exhaustion. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Once soldiers on opposite sides, now neighbours: D.I. Lee’s new documentary

War veterans from all over the world have chosen to start new lives in Canada. Many of them fought against each other, but now they live in the same neighbourhoods—but how do they feel about each other? Director D.I. Lee uses the prism of his own experience serving in the South Korean army for his new upcoming documentary, No Longer Enemies, Not Yet Friends.

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World-renowned Farzi Café opens first North American location in Mississauga

Known for its whimsical and theatrical presentation of traditional Indian cuisine, Farzi Cafe is part of the Michelin-recognized culinary group, Massive Restaurants. It opened it’s very first North American location in Mississauga, Ontario, Oct. 22. NCM’s Baisakhi Roy got a foretaste.

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Ontario’s ‘long-overdue’ recognition of foreign credentials met with skepticism

The government is planning on finally recognizing foreign credentials of internationally-trained immigrants in Ontario. This would mean that newcomers would be able to practise their profession rather than be forced to take up unrelated, precarious employment, as has been the norm. But the move has been long overdue. So, why now?

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