100 years of Remembrance: time to usher in new heroes

As Canadians celebrate 100 years of Remembrance commemorations, author and director of the Indus Media Foundation, Steven Purewal, says it’s time to recognize the significant contributions of British Indian Army troops to Canada’s success in the Great War.

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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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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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Le drapeau libanais à Beyrouth

La communauté libanaise de Montréal se mobilise pour faire face à la crise au Liban

Alors que le Liban fait face à une crise économique, financière et politique majeure, la diaspora est plus mobilisée que jamais. Deuxième article dans notre série sur la communauté libanaise du Grand Montréal et des liens de solidarité qui la traversent.

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le cèdre libanais

La communauté libanaise de Montréal : plus d’un siècle d’histoire

Alors que le Liban fait face à une crise économique, financière et politique majeure, la diaspora est plus mobilisée que jamais. Portrait de la communauté libanaise du Grand Montréal et des liens de solidarité qui la traversent.

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How the Underground Railroad Succeeded Thanks to Lack of Immigration Law

The Underground Railroad is often in the spotlight during Black History Month, but there is one little-discussed aspect that allowed the railroad to function and enabled Thornton Blackburn, his wife Lucie, and many other Black slaves to seek refuge in Canada: the fact that the country did not have a formal immigration law until 1869.

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