On June 13, 2019, the Toronto Raptors won the prestigious Larry O’Brien trophy and the hearts of millions of Canadians, a large number of whom are immigrants. One word to sum up this magnitude of…View More Raptors’ NBA Championship Unites Newcomers with Mainstream Canadians
A very odd thing happened Saturday in Canada. A poll appeared to show that a majority of my fellow citizens support the screening of potential immigrants by giving them some sort of “values test“, in keeping…View More What are “Canadian Values”?
More than 160 Canadians lost their lives, more than 1,000 were wounded, and the government spent over $20 billion during Canada’s mission in Afghanistan. Stephen M. Saideman, a scholar and the Paterson Chair in International…View More Author Revisits Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan
A new book on multiculturalism provides an in-depth snapshot of where we are now as a country, while also looking in the rear-view mirror to trace the path we have travelled. Multiculturalism in Canada: Evidence…View More A Current Snapshot of Canadian Multiculturalism
Canadians have seen a flurry of changes to federal immigration policy since a majority government was elected in the spring of 2011. They have affected every aspect of immigration, from the economic class and temporary…View More Immigration Policy: The sound of one hand clapping