Ruhina Taskin moved to Toronto from Bangladesh during the coronavirus pandemic and writes about the challenges of starting a new life in Canada when the world is in limbo.View More Settling in Canada During a Pandemic is a Double-Edged Sword
As Toronto evolves into the world’s most multicultural city, so does its colourful communities, rising as a collective force to overcome challenges. This time, it’s…View More Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community
Sometimes, small things point to large changes. During my short visit last week to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, I had the opportunity to sit…View More In Bangladesh, a Small Change Could Point to More Extremism
Five days after the bodies of Golam Rabbi, 59, and Shamima Rabbi, 57, were discovered at their home in San Jose, California, about three hundred…View More How Well Do We Know Our Kids?
Canadian retailers and governments appear to have learned some lessons following the tragic Rana Plaza Factory collapse in April 2013, but much more is needed…View More Canadian Brands Importing from Bangladesh Must be Socially Responsible
Kicked out of the house where they held jamming sessions because neighbours complained of too much noise. No place to practise. No car to carry…View More OPartheeb: In Search of Roots
If the latest spring fashions are not in store to cheer Canadians at the end of yet another dreary winter, little noticed events in Bangladesh…View More Spring Fashion Can Wait as Bangladesh Tries to Unravel Political Standoff
Politically-mobilized diaspora communities have the potential to act as “spoilers’” in conflict resolution and post-war reconciliation in their home countries, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the…View More Diaspora Diary: Emigrants can be spoilers in conflict resolution