Kept out of the mainstream, Latino journalists with decades of experience have had to resort to creating their own media to survive.

Experienced Latin American journalists kept out of industry

Kept out of the mainstream, Latino journalists with decades of experience have had to resort to creating their own media to survive, limiting themselves to the Spanish-speaking diaspora press. With many ethnic outlets folding during the pandemic, some of the bigger ones have outsourced talent rather than look within.

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Lived experience of settlement service workers is crucial to understanding young newcomers.

Pandemic limits Saskatchewan students’ access to settlement services

The lived experience of racialized settlement workers who’ve dealt with discrimination is a key aspect of the help they provide young newcomers, many of whom experienced more discrimination during the pandemic.

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Immigration takes a back seat at Three Amigos summit

Migration advocates and academics agree there is a crisis in the region that must be addressed, but the issue did not get the sort of attention it deserves as leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico met in Washington, D.C. today.

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Manju Varma

Fighting systemic racism using her “immigrant experience”

The new independent commissioner on systemic racism in New Brunswick, Manju Varma, is taking a very different approach to her mandate. For example, she wants to ensure that foreign credentials are privileged — not discounted — for immigrants arriving in her province.

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Latinas Looking to Represent Diaspora on Parliament Hill

Two women born in Latin America are trying to battle the historical under-representation of women in politics in this upcoming federal election. NCM Reporter Isabel Inclan highlights some of the history that got them to where they are today and the plans they have for the country’s future.

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undocumented worker

Migrant Workers: Frontline for COVID-19 Risk, but Back of the Line for Vaccines

Even as Canada increases its vaccine supply, there is no plan to vaccinate undocumented essential workers. Two undocumented workers share their stories of working under precarious conditions as they struggle to keep safe on the job during the pandemic.

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