Immigration takes a back seat at Three Amigos summit

Migration advocates and academics agree there is a crisis in the region that must be addressed, but the issue did not get the sort of attention it deserves as leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico met in Washington, D.C. today.

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100 years of Remembrance: time to usher in new heroes

As Canadians celebrate 100 years of Remembrance commemorations, author and director of the Indus Media Foundation, Steven Purewal, says it’s time to recognize the significant contributions of British Indian Army troops to Canada’s success in the Great War.

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As climate change refugees increase, Canada needs to implement new policy to help welcome more of them.

Canada needs to do more for climate change refugees

Calls mount for Canada to establish a special public policy category and new guidelines to help resettle climate migrants and refugees.

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50 years of multiculturalism: Has the dial moved forward?

After a year of increasing racist attacks, the question critics are asking is, “Has the progress of diversity and multiculturalism in Canada been at the expense of immigrants and people of colour?” NCM’s Fernando Arce reports on Wednesday’s welcoming plenary at Metropolis Canada’s @50: Diversity, Inclusion and Eliminating Racism conference.

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Islamophobia must remain top priority for Liberal government

Polls show most Canadians think racism is a problem in this country. While the Liberal government has taken certain positive steps toward addressing different kinds of racism, including Islamophobia, it needs to take more concrete action to cement itself as a leader and defender of human rights, not just domestically but globally, writes Reyhana Patel, the Islamic Relief Canada’s head of communications and government relations.

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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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