Canada’s new plan to welcome nearly one million immigrants over the next three years, has been hailed and flailed around the world despite the Liberal government assurances that it will help offset an aging demographic.…View More New Immigration Plan Hailed and Flailed
Governments of all stripes are often eager to turn the page in times of tumult. It’s probably an appropriate strategy: when you’re in the midst of turmoil, it’s best to change the conversation by presenting…View More Small Biz Owners Face Many Challenges
Last week, 17-years after Jassi was found dead with her throat slit in a ditch outside the industrial metropolis of Ludhiana in Punjab, the Canadian chapter of this tragedy came to a closeView More Justice for Jassi
With home prices rising across the country, many of us would likely assume that housing costs (including rent and mortgage payments) are the most expensive budget item for the average Canadian family. In reality, however,…View More Taxes are the Canadian Family’s Largest Expense
A racial slur against a former Vancouver Park Board commissioner with a South Asian background is creating a social media furor. Meanwhile, a protest group is championing an online petition calling for the firing of…View More Anonymity Shields Perpetrators of Racism in Online Forums and Comment Fields
Help has arrived for Vancouver residents who want to assist with the refugee crisis, thanks to a new initiative from the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub. The Vancouver chapter of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP) launched its…View More Lawyers Offer Advice to Private Refugee Sponsors
Karate practitioners from Saskatchewan and Quebec came to B.C. recently to compete at the Sato Cup Invitational Karate Tournament on Nov. 14. Some competitors traveled from outside the country to test their skills. They came from places…View More Sato Cup Showcases Growth of Karate in B.C.
What does it mean to be Canadian? What kind of Canada do we want? If you’ve tuned into the election coverage lately, you’ll know these aren’t meaningless questions. They’re being hotly debated by our federal…View More Does Your Canada Include 2nd Class Citizens?
Abundant opportunities exist for Canadian small and mid-sized businesses in Asian markets, despite slowing growth in the Chinese economy, according to a pair of leading international business experts. “We remain bullish on China,” said Geoff…View More Asian Opportunities Remain Strong for Richmond Business
Several major humanitarian agencies have announced plans to expand, launch and upscale operations in response to the European refugee crisis in the past month. Faced with European governments apparently unable to cope with the influx,…View More Is the Global Reaction to the Syrian Crisis Out of Proportion?