“The #CancelCanadaDay conversation isn’t a referendum on whether or not Canada is a good place to live. It’s about acknowledging the fact that Canada is built on a foundation of colonialism and Indigenous genocide,” writes Marcus Medford looking back on the Canada Day weekend.View More Canada Day: To Cancel or Celebrate?
Journalist Ranjit Bhaskar reflects on his recent virtual citizenship ceremony and the physical act that symbolized cutting of the cord with the land of his birth, India.View More This Canada Day Will Be Different For All of Us
On July 1st, we Canadians celebrate Canada Day, the day which memorIalizes the act of confederation, the day Canada became its own nation. It was snowing and bone-chillingly cold when I arrived in Canada in…View More 30 Years in Canada Taught Me that Diversity is Our Strength
Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday should be cause for celebration, but every single media article that cropped up on my social media feed last week had something to do with how racist we are, how intolerant…View More We Need more Pride as Canadians
If a beer company can harness the power of Canada’s diverse languages to open a fridge full of its wares as a marketing stunt, why not use that same force for civic engagement? In time…View More “Ya Canada” Strikes the Right Chord for Canadian Arabs
It’s a pass to discover Canada you get on becoming a citizen and 1,500 people did just that last year using VIA Rail’s half price fares. The discounted train tickets are part of the Cultural…View More Rail discount helps new citizens discover Canada