Quebec's Bill 21 and Bill 96 have been strongly condemned for discriminating against religious and ethnic minorities in that province. But all of that has been overshadowed by the English-language debate moderator's pointed question to Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, writes John Miller.
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 instead lying in a British hospital, recovering after being shot…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 took the government approximately 25 years to realize that their…View More Language requirements unnecessary for new trades intake
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced on Monday a new Skilled Trades Stream program for immigrants. The emphasis will be on reducing the shortage of skilled workers. The list of eligible professions is expected to include…View More New intake for skilled trades draws applause
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?