Families Minister Ahmed Hussen says the new national child-care plan will improve the situation of low-income families and newcomers in Canada, not only that of middle-class Canadians.
Economic issues, deepening the relationship within the North American continent and the Canadian visa requirement for Mexicans, dominated the meeting held elected president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, during…View More Economy and visas dominated the meeting between Harper and Peña Nieto
November 25 is United Nations International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women. Creating awareness of the global epidemic of violence against women is crucial. But by taking an international perspective on the problem, as the…View More Calling out honour-based violence
TORONTO – National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada NEPMCC organized a reception and presentation of the Report on Canada’s Community-based Ethnic Language Media and 2012 Annual Awards. NEPMCC gathers 660 print and over…View More Ethnic media in the spotlight at Toronto event
“Canada will burn, praise Allah,” someone wrote on the walls of the Victory Peace memorial in Toronto. We do know for sure that two Afghan-Canadian ladies, Suraia Sahar and Laila Rashidie, were holding a banner…View More Where did Afghan-Canadian loyalties lie on Remembrance Day?
“Never seen one of these,” quipped the officer at the Ministry of Transportation as I showed him my Singapore Driver’s License as proof of my past driving experience. I was there to book my G1…View More Confused and hyphenated: moving to Toronto
TIMMINS – I don’t understand why so many people get upset about immigrants coming to this country. Of course you have to remember I have a special view considering my people are the original inhabitants of…View More Most came to Canada as immigrants
Vivek Wadhwa has become something of a media darling in the United States for championing immigration reform in this very political season. He uses every opportunity he gets to warn Americans that they are making…View More Immigrant Exodus: Why America is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent
Immigrants to Canada are led to believe that acquiring Canadian citizenship comes at little cost, and that’s perhaps why we have one of the highest rates of naturalization in the world. The government itself acknowledges…View More A conundrum for dual nationals
If Australia and Canada were brothers, they would very likely be twins. These two nations have evolved in parallel on either side of the globe, united by vast geography and an immigrant-based demography. When Prime…View More An aus-some example
Joe Daniel, the MP representing Don Valley East outside Toronto, has a remarkable personal narrative. With a name like Joe Daniel, there are few who would connect him with South Asian origins. But that is…View More As multicultural as his constituents: MP Joe Daniel