The Muslim Canadian community continues to mourn the loss of four members of a Muslim family killed in Sunday's Islamophobic attack. Reyhana Patel is calling on Canadians to stand up for and befriend their Muslim neighbours and work colleagues in a sign of solidarity.
How immigrants in Canada fare compared to a fairly representative sample of world nations, a report on global perceptions of corruption and a rather candid conversation about “ethnic” politics in Ontario make the cut for…View More Hot Buttons for Week Ending Dec. 8
Interfaith dialogue, as we have known it, that peaceful, sanguine and polite discourse, is dead.Yes, dead.The day of treating everyone like equals with equal truths in the marketplace of ideas is… over.The day of fascination…View More “If you are a guest in my home, there are certain rules of courtesy”
Canadian media targeted at East European immigrants covered a broad array of topics over the last month, ranging from Remembrance Day events to the harassment of a teacher in Brampton via Twitter. Most of the East…View More PULSE: Eastern Europe
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