Fifty Indo-Canadians Honoured as ‘Bridge Builders’

Fifty prominent Indo-Canadians were recognized in Ottawa recently for promoting and fostering India-Canada relations. Carleton University hosted a celebration of their achievements on Feb. 4, alongside a launch for The A-List, a book compilation of…

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Virani Aims to Get Refugee, Immigration File Right

Arif Virani’s résumé is long and impressive. And nobody would say the newly appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship is just not ready for the job. Considered a star in…

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Inclusion, Diversity Bode Well Under Trudeau

The Liberal government has emphasized its diversity and inclusion language in speeches, cabinet ministers, committees and mandate letters. This emphasis has been reinforced by the return of the multiculturalism program to Canadian Heritage. Taken together,…

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MP Monsef Proves Afghan Women’s Strength, Ability

Her story reads like a movie script. Twenty years ago, Maryam Monsef fled the brutal rule of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and now, two decades later, she has become the first Muslim to be…

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Politics a Natural Fit for Many Indo-Canadians

Indo-Canadian representation in Canada’s new government goes beyond the cabinet ministers Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced to the country at his swearing-in ceremony earlier this month. In what he called “a cabinet that looks like…

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