Hotel workers protest for their work

COVID Layoffs Leave Thousands of Hotel Workers in the Cold

Over 90 per cent of Canadian hospitality workers have been laid off since the pandemic. Those who are bearing the brunt of the economic fallout are the staff at the grassroots level, most of whom are recent immigrants. As the lockdown stretches, what does the future hold for them and the industry that once fed billions of dollars to the economy?

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Photo of Mustafa and Zülfinaz Özata, Turkish immigrants to Germany.

What Can Post-COVID Canada Glean from Post-War Germany?

Canada plans to support its post-COVID-19 economic recovery through immigration. LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer explores a similar effort in post-war Germany through the lens of a Turkish immigrant, Mustafa Özata.

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A health care worker gives a vaccine to a patient

Vaccine Access Needed for Migrant Workers and Undocumented

A coalition of 270 organizations asks Ottawa to make the COVID-19 vaccine accessible to migrant workers and undocumented residents, without them having to fear detention or deportation.

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