Photo of Marco Mendicino, Canada's Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

Canada Bets on Immigration to Meet “Unique Juncture” in History

Canada remains deeply committed to refugee resettlement efforts and banks its post-pandemic recovery on increased immigration, as set out in the 2021-2023 immigration plan, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said during his presentation at the Metropolis Canada Conference.

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Expos to Help Immigrants Find their Routes in Canada

Virtual coast-to-coast events being staged in the wake of a new study that shows Canada has overtaken the United States as the most attractive destination for foreign workers.

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Photo of Peel Memorial Centre, one of the two large health care facilities in Brampton.

Spotlight on Brampton: Health-Care System Neglected for Too Long

In this fourth and last part of his “Spotlight on Brampton series,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines how the city’s insufficient health-care infrastructure and the car-centric urban design are making Brampton’s immigrant population even more vulnerable.

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Spotlight on Brampton: Transit System at Tipping Point

Brampton has been rising to the challenge of providing strong transit service to its exploding population, but demand may soon exceed supply. In part 3 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines public transport as immigration policy.

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Spotlight on Brampton: Housing Crunch Hits Immigrants the Most

In part 2 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines the city’s housing crisis brought on by lack of residential development adequate to house the rising population.

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Shunned by Sponsors, a Controversial Show for Pakistani Women Gets Powered by Social Media

“Soul Sisters Pakistan” started as a small Facebook group in 2013 and has now become a powerful global online community to support oppressed women. Founder of the group, Kanwal Ahmed, tells New Canadian Media why she was compelled to amplify the voices of the women she encountered.

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