With the Surrey mayoral elections still four months away, a new candidate from the South Asian community threatens to shake up the race in a city whose population growth is being fuelled by immigrants and…View More Rasode Could Remake Surrey Race
The recent firing of an India-based reporter by a Vancouver radio station has thrown a sharp spotlight on the ethnic media in B.C., causing both proprietors and the journalists they employ to once again question…View More Reporter’s Firing Stirs Backlash in B.C.
The tensions between multiculturalism and feminism in Canada are at an all-time high, with recent events demonstrating it’s time to reopen this debate. These tensions between multiculturalism and feminism are not new to Canada; in…View More Sex Selection: Another Fault Line Between Multiculturalism and Feminism
Regrets, but I won’t be attending bicentenary birthday celebrations for Sir John A. Macdonald — my country’s most famous immigrant son, its first prime minister, and the Father of Confederation. I do not want to…View More Learning from the mistakes of John A. Macdonald
I didn’t speak a word of English when I started kindergarten in Ontario. My dad, from Austria, and my mom, from Yugoslavia, met on the boat to Canada in the early 1950s. They were in…View More It’s time to take a look at race and racism in our community
Review of The Big Shift: The Seismic Change in Canadian Politics, Business, and Culture and What it Means for Our Future – by Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson HarperCollins (2013), 294 pages This week’s Globe…View More The Great Canadian Double Cross