Curtains Set to Rise On the First Hamilton Black Film Festival

Rays of hope come from Hamilton, Ontario, as the first Hamilton Black Film Festival (HBFF) premieres virtually from May 28 to 30. As curtains rise in Westdale Cinema, it marks a new beginning for Canadian BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) artists.

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Photo of "Kim's Convenience" cast with Mike Yuan and Ruby Yuan.

Fans Bid Tearful Adieu to “Kim’s Convenience”

What makes Canadian immigrant life real? The cultural quirks, the fun amidst everyday struggles, the multi-generational adjustments? “Kim’s Convenience” has been all this and more. As the curtain falls on a show loved by people around the world, NCM looks at what makes “Kim’s” special and why shows like that should be the norm rather than the exception.

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business women are opening new business ventures despite risks

Undaunted by COVID-19, These Women Entrepreneurs Are Thriving

Canada has more than 1.1 million small and mid-sized businesses, and 28 per cent of the country’s entrepreneurs are women. Even as COVID-19 continues to cause massive disruptions across all sectors, some women are daring to open new businesses despite the risks.

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most educated immigrants or high skilled immigrants are failed by Canada

Has Canada Failed Its Most Educated Immigrants?

The Ontario Human Rights Code states that it is public policy in Ontario to recognize the inherent dignity and worth of every person and to provide for equal rights and opportunities without discrimination. When immigrants with professional degrees and international experience end up in survival jobs, should Canada re-examine its emphasis on skilled immigration?

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Retired and Re-deployed Doctors Pitch In During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the explosion in the number of COVID-19 cases, Canadian provinces are recruiting retired doctors and redeploying healthcare practitioners. Webinars organized by the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC) are providing refresher training to the healthcare community.

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