While studying for the Canadian citizenship test, columnist Ayse Koca found the study guide’s tone to be unfair and patronizing towards newcomers prepping for an already difficult test.View More The Condescension of Canada’s Citizenship Test
Having lived in both Canada and the U.S., columnist Peter Uduehi writes that Canadians don’t like to talk about race and racial divisions. What impact does this have on public policy making?View More ‘Colour-Blind’ Approaches to Data Collection Amplifies Marginalization of BIPOC Canadians
Journalist Ranjit Bhaskar reflects on his recent virtual citizenship ceremony and the physical act that symbolized cutting of the cord with the land of his birth, India.View More This Canada Day Will Be Different For All of Us
Negative expressions using the word ‘black’ reinforces the hurtful and harmful ideas put forward by stereotypes, writes columnist Marcus Medford.View More Why Is ‘Black’ Always a Bad Thing?
What does it mean to be an immigrant in Canada? And how does one’s understanding of that relate to cultural identity? Marcus Medford talks to some in the New Canadian Media Collective to answer these questions.View More The Immigration Identity Crisis: Too Ethnic or Not Ethnic Enough?
While the idea of being a ‘hyphenated Canadian’ hasn’t always been championed, it’s high time we fully embraced the concept as part of our national identity, writes columnist Marcus MedfordView More Embracing ‘Hyphenation’ Key to Canada’s Progress as a Multicultural Nation
The COVID-19 pandemic could derail Canada’s immigration-driven economy, writes columnist Howard Ramos.View More Immigration to Canada May Not Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Racism is alive and well in Canada. Admitting there is a problem is an important first step. What matters now is how we decide to collectively address the problem to build a better country, writes Raul PintoView More It’s Not On Me, It’s On You
Four decades into his Canadian journey, columnist Mohamed Hammoud reflects on his early attempts to fit in, the racism he encountered and recent experiences as a candidate in the 2019 federal election.View More Confronting Racism in Canada Will be a Messy — but Necessary — Process
Why have many brown, and other light-skinned immigrants, been conspicuously absent from the anti-Black racism protests taking place in cities and towns around the globe?View More Anti-Black Racism Protests Should Prompt Introspection for South Asians