An Afghan Journalist’s Take on Why The Taliban Hasn’t Changed

As the desperate situation in Afghanistan evolves, Vancouver-based Afghan journalist, Hamid Safi explores what has changed in the Taliban in the past two decades and the reasons why it was has been able to overtake the country at lightning speed, while also looking ahead at what life might be like for women under the Taliban’s interpretation of Sharia Law.

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Canada Stops Afghanistan Evacuation; Applicants Inside Country Excluded Anyway

Following the terrorist attack on Kabul’s International airport yesterday, Canada stopped the evacuation operations. Zahra Mahdi reports on Afghan nationals in a desperate situation still in Afghanistan who were not eligible for Canada’s Special Programs.

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Latin American Entrepreneurs Launch from Canada to Seek Global Success

The success of Latin American companies in Canada creates a positive ripple effect for the Great North and for Latin America. NCM member Javier Ortega explains how multicultural entrepreneurs can be a unifying force throughout the American continent.

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‘Human Rights Defender’ Definition Needs to be More Inclusive: Advocates

A new government program is extending permanent residence to human rights defenders, but while advocates welcome the move, they say more flexibility needs to be offered to best meet the needs of those most at risk.

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‘Beijing Has No Right to Host 2022 Winter Olympics’

With the Tokyo Olympics behind us, the focus shifts to Beijing 2022 scheduled to begin in February amidst a wave of protests by human rights activists worldwide. Canadian activist, Sheng Xue, explains why she supports the protests through a personal account of the persecution she and her family has faced from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in a candid Q&A with NCM’s Joyeeta Ray.

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Photo of a police car in Toronto. Emergency services also include paramedics and the fire department.

When to Call 911: New Halton Service Helps Newcomers Navigate Crisis Situations

Local Journalism Initiative reporter Amrita Roy Chowdhury Majumdar explores a new approach in Halton to helping new Canadians overcome misconceptions about emergency services.

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