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.View More Curtains Set to Rise On the First Hamilton Black Film Festival
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.View More Fans Bid Tearful Adieu to “Kim’s Convenience”
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.View More Undaunted by COVID-19, These Women Entrepreneurs Are Thriving
As the Canadian government rolls out its COVID-19 vaccination plans, what do Canadians think of taking the vaccine as it becomes available?View More Most Recent Immigrants Intend to get the COVID-19 Vaccine
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?View More Has Canada Failed Its Most Educated Immigrants?
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt normal life and economy, people are re-visiting old interests and pursuing new hobbies. The overall outlook may be grim, but Canadian immigrant hobbyists have positive stories to tell.View More Immigrant Hobbyists Share COVID-19 Coping Strategies
Latest census data shows that more than 300,000 registered nurses are immigrants. Ontario-based immigrant nurses share their experiences working on the frontlines of COVID-19.View More Faith and Concern for Patients Sustain Immigrant Nurses on the Frontlines of COVID-19
As back-to-school season approaches, parents are faced with a difficult decision to either send their children to school or opt for online education.View More Parents Faced with Tough Choices as Schools Reopen
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.View More Retired and Re-deployed Doctors Pitch In During COVID-19 Pandemic
The rampant spread of COVID–19 is forcing cultural institutions across Canada to shut their doors and cancel events. New Canadian Media talks to immigrant artists and performers about finding creative ways forward.View More As Our World Shifts, Can the Show Go On?