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Nova Scotia’s Long Population Decline Might be Ending, and Immigration Could be Why

Nova Scotia is buzzing with optimism. For decades, the province was experiencing an alarming population stagnation which threatened to shrink the economy. But now, thanks to sound immigration policy, that trend has reversed.

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What an Inclusive Recovery from the COVID-19 “Economic Firestorm” Could Look Like

This fourth edition of our special project, “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy,” focuses on the economic impacts of the pandemic on immigrants and visible minorities, as covered in ethnic media in comparison to mainstream media.

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Border Services lists “X-Factors” Driving Irregular Migration

Current curbs on international travel, economic crises, the targeting of minority groups, organized crime and inhumane practices like female genital mutilation (FGM) in faraway places are among the factors that will continue to force migrants to put their lives at risk to reach Canadian shores.

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About “Cheap Immigrant Labour” and Student “Cash Cows”

This third edition of our special project “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy” focuses on the unique challenges faced by temporary residents, migrant workers, asylum seekers and international students.

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Ontario Silent on Whether Provincial Immigration Ministry will Return

As the federal government increases immigration levels, questions hang in the air about whether it was wise for the new Ford government in Ontario to abandon the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration in 2018. The organization had originally been responsible for the province’s policy on citizenship and immigration issues. 

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B.C. Human Rights Commissioner asks Canadians to Self-Check, “Am I Racist?”

Visible minorities make up 48.9 per cent of British Columbia’s population. The province has experienced a surge in racist incidents before and during the pandemic, prompting a campaign asking residents to reflect on themselves.

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How a Brampton Non-Profit Battles Rising Food Insecurity

The extended economic impacts of COVID-19 have highlighted the issue of food insecurity in Canada, especially among marginalized people. One Brampton man has created a program to help those affected by giving them access to fresh organic produce.

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United Nations Focuses Attention on Gender-Based Violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a “shadow pandemic” of intensified domestic violence and violence against women. Activists from two Ontario non-profits talk about their observations and what needs to change to achieve a violence-free society.

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How Will President Biden Affect Canadian Immigration? Only Time Will Tell

Canada’s approach to immigrants are likely to be viewed more favourably for some time to come, even as a new administration under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris look set to unwind years of unfriendly policies beginning Jan. 20.

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