Islamophobia Summit: Trudeau Calls Out Federal Institutions

Thursday’s summit on Islamophobia, strangely, was closed to the public. While the prime minister named several national institutions as part of the problem, groups on the ground worry about the safety of Muslim children as they head to school, reports Reedah Hayder.

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Changing Politics Behind the Scenes

Canada’s most diverse parliament with 50 visible minority MPs resulted in a strong cadre of visible minority political staffers who are moving the levers of power behind the scenes. Their roles are essential in ensuring the politicians they work for understand the communities they represent. As the prospect of an election looms, New Canadian Media delves into their work as they move from back rooms to the campaign trail.

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People fetch water provided by Solidarités International, an EU-supported aid group, in Yemen's Hodeida Governorate.

Yemen Can’t Afford to Lose Any More Peace Opportunities

Many Canadians may not have heard much about the ongoing war in Yemen, even as the country remains plunged in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. But international support is needed to keep the country afloat and the peace process moving along.

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‘Stand Up for Your Harassed Muslim Co-worker’

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.

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The Politics of Diversity: Why Representation Matters

“It is virtually impossible for any political party to have a minority government, let alone a majority government if it cannot win in the immigrant and visible minority rich ridings of Canada.” NCM reporter Naser Miftari speaks to three politicians on the politics of diversity in Canada.

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