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.
Multiculturalism is a cornerstone of our understanding of Canada and has been so for at least the last 40 years. We have generally been good…View More The Third Opinion: Moving beyond multiculturalism
The Armenian Diaspora and Turkey’s civil society should work together to pressure the Turkish government to recognize the Armenian Genocide, a Turkish-German historian told the…View More Historian urges Armenian diaspora and Turkish civil society to join forces
Honour on Trial: The Shafia Murders and the Culture of Honour Killings – by Paul Schliesmann, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2012, 207 pages Without Honour: The…View More Shafia case: a complex immigrant scenario
In March of this year, I will have lived in Canada for 10 years. I moved here from England in 2003 with my husband and…View More ‘Mocking my propah accent feels like racism’
Undeterred by what is arguably a significant hurdle to the pleasures and experiences of daily life, Arshina Kassam, a twenty-six year old Muslim of African…View More Legally blind but looking ahead and moving forward
Montreal − A new study published by the Institute for Research on Public Policy challenges the perception that the Somali Canadian community has failed to…View More “We are Canadian, too,” say Somali-Canadians
Unknown to the larger Canadian public and media, a story that originated in Toronto this month had caught the interest of Koreans around the world.…View More Ryerson study makes case for more local content in ethnic media
The debate as to who speaks for Muslims in the West has festered among the minds of the western intelleigentsia and politicians since Islamists have…View More Who speaks for Muslims?
I recently met the parents of Malala Yousafzai in Birmingham, England. Malala, who should be learning and laughing and doing what teenaged girls do, is…View More Malala could be the tipping point: Senator
The new Skilled Trades program, which Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced on Dec. 10 and goes into effect early next year, was long overdue. It…View More Language requirements unnecessary for new trades intake