78 years ago, Princess Margriet was born in Ottawa. However, Canadian immigration law was a great source of anxiety for her family leading up to her birth. The Canadian government had to step in to ensure that the line of succession remained untouched by Canada’s laws.
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