After three farmworkers die in Ontario and hundreds are infected of COVID-19, authorities are finally reacting. Migrant workers’ advocates, health specialists and academics are calling on the federal government to protect them and to clear the path for them to become permanent residents.
Having lived in both Canada and the U.S., columnist Peter Uduehi writes that Canadians don’t like to talk about race and racial divisions. What impact does this have on public policy making?View More ‘Colour-Blind’ Approaches to Data Collection Amplifies Marginalization of BIPOC Canadians
During a time where many are grieving the loss of loved ones due to COVID-19, The Holy Gasp presents a bilingual performance that invites viewers to grieve with others.View More Shining a Light On Death Through ‘Grief’
As the journalism scene shifts and adapts, local community journalism has seen several cuts, Lindsay Fitzgerald discusses this theme explored in the film, After Fact.View More Life After Truth: Film Review and Interview with the Writer of ‘After Fact’
What does it mean to be an immigrant in Canada? And how does one’s understanding of that relate to cultural identity? Marcus Medford talks to some in the New Canadian Media Collective to answer these questions.View More The Immigration Identity Crisis: Too Ethnic or Not Ethnic Enough?
While the idea of being a ‘hyphenated Canadian’ hasn’t always been championed, it’s high time we fully embraced the concept as part of our national identity, writes columnist Marcus MedfordView More Embracing ‘Hyphenation’ Key to Canada’s Progress as a Multicultural Nation
The COVID-19 pandemic could derail Canada’s immigration-driven economy, writes columnist Howard Ramos.View More Immigration to Canada May Not Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Racism is alive and well in Canada. Admitting there is a problem is an important first step. What matters now is how we decide to collectively address the problem to build a better country, writes Raul PintoView More It’s Not On Me, It’s On You
Why have many brown, and other light-skinned immigrants, been conspicuously absent from the anti-Black racism protests taking place in cities and towns around the globe?View More Anti-Black Racism Protests Should Prompt Introspection for South Asians
The last time anybody studied the demographics of Canadian newsrooms was in 2004. It showed that only 3.4 per cent of reporters were non-white, writes the author of the study, editor and academic John MillerView More Canadian Media Incapable of Covering Race
Thousands of Canadian citizens and permanent residents were travelling abroad before the pandemic was announced. Now, three months into lockdown, many are stranded abroad and concerned about when they will be able to return home.View More Stranded Abroad, Unable to Return Home