North America’s two largest countries could not be further apart. As of Oct. 20, Canada has opened its border to international students. Meanwhile in the United States, restrictions to international student visas loom large in an already increasingly nativist country.
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,…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…View More As multicultural as his constituents: MP Joe Daniel
A rose by any other name is still a rose, or so the Muse wrote, but Shakespeare may have been a little more circumspect had…View More Does your name work for you?
An estimated 214 million people — about 3% of the world’s population — have migrated across international borders as of 2010. While the percentage may…View More Faith on the move
Canadians have seen a flurry of changes to federal immigration policy since a majority government was elected in the spring of 2011. They have affected…View More Immigration Policy: The sound of one hand clapping
My summer travels across southern Ontario and northeastern United States pointed out to me two trends that have shaped immigration to North America. First, that…View More Living History
“Ghetto” is such an evocative word. It brings to mind an urban setting with slum-like conditions, populated by people on the margins of society. First…View More No ghetto in the making
Canada is a multicultural country, but has a policy of bilingualism. So, what happens to the scores of languages that make up Canada’s multicultural fabric?…View More Sorry, I don’t speak French
Six years into office and on the first anniversary of forming a majority government in Ottawa, the Conservatives see a very different Canada from the…View More The changing face of Canada’s immigration
Coming to Canada has never been free from challenges, as told in stories from new book The Land Newly Found. Governor General Michaëlle Jean travelled to…View More Through the eyes of Immigrants