Study Points to Gaps in Settlement Services for Newcomers

Despite receiving nearly a billion dollars in taxpayer funding, settlement services designed to help all newcomers remain a well-kept-secret, with the government appearing to favour quantity over quality, Reedah Hayder reports.

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Islamophobia Summit: Trudeau Calls Out Federal Institutions

Thursday’s summit on Islamophobia, strangely, was closed to the public. While the prime minister named several national institutions as part of the problem, groups on the ground worry about the safety of Muslim children as they head to school, reports Reedah Hayder.

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Invited but Not Let In: Canada Places Thousands of Lives on Hold

Thousands of expired Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) holders remain in limbo because of previous travel restrictions that stopped them from “landing” in Canada. Local Journalism Initiative reporter Reedah Hayder speaks to a couple who have been stuck in limbo for two years.

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