Photo Gallery: Toronto residents block CN Rail in support of Wet’suwet’en

About 100 demonstrators from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds blockaded a train on the CN railways in Toronto on Nov. 21 in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders in British Columbia.

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The new film intertwines the coming-out stories, and challenges, of three South Asian youth from the LGBTQ community.

Award-winning documentary gives voice to South Asian LGBTQ community

A new documentary, “Emergence,” came together as one South Asian youth struggled with homelessness after being disowned by his South Asian family for being gay. The film tells the stories of three such individuals, including the producer.

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Racial bullying in schools result of ‘whitewashed history’

Findings from a recent study indicate that despite being taught multicultural values and inclusion at school, racial and ethnic bullying in Canadian schools prevails. Experts say it has to do with the lack of education on Canada’s history with racism and white supremacy. NCM’s Baisakhi Roy reports.

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Religious connections help new immigrants with social integration

A new Statistics Canada report shows that religion plays a big role in many new immigrants’ lives, compared to people born in Canada. Pastor David Drysdale says joining a new church helps new Canadians socially integrate.

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System to resurrect ‘dead letters’ barely surviving

The art of letter writing may be dying even as Canada Post faces financial challenges. But one of its most archaic services once know as Dead Letter Offices is fighting for its survival. NCM’s Gita Abraham reports.

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Sick leave: What are we waiting for, advocates ask

The Liberal federal government promised to extend paid sick leave benefits to 10 days within the first 100 days of a new term in office.  Advocates are calling on the government to lead by example and act right away. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Time to expand international student work permit program: experts

As a series of recent global surveys show Canada dominating the international student destination rankings, calls are mounting for the expansion of the country’s Post Graduate Work Permit program.

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