Filipina journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize highlights struggle for democracy

Filipina journalist Maria Ressa’s Nobel Peace Prize and her courageous reporting helps put a spotlight on the Philippine’s struggle for democracy and widespread criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte, Veronica Cusi writes.

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Community Expectations High for First Filipina-Canadian MP

The first Filipina to be elected to Parliament has the immigrant community from the Philippines buzzing. But the work doesn’t stop at winning elections. In fact, the hard work begins now, community leaders say.

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It’s Never Too Early to Stand Up Against Racism

In honour of the theme of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, NCM reporter Daniela Cohen talks to two anti-racism activists about how their struggles growing up inspired them to raise more awareness and how this has helped them in their own healing. This is the second piece in a two-part series on youth leaders from diverse communities who are taking a stand against racism.

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Addressing Racism in “Small Circles”

In honour of the theme of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, NCM reporter Daniela Cohen talks to two anti-racism activists about how their struggles growing up inspired them to raise more awareness and how this has helped them in their own healing. This is the first piece in a two-part series on youth leaders from diverse communities who are taking a stand against racism.

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Belarusian Opposition Calls for Support from 20,000-Strong Diaspora

Belarusian opposition leaders believe that outside pressure can help the country remove from power its long-time president Alexander Lukashenko, who is accused of rigging the August election and jailing and torturing political opponents.

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PART 1: Debate Around Wearing Masks Gets Fierce in Chinese Community

NCM presents Part 1 of a Three-Part Series about how Canadian immigrant communities are handling the COVID-19 pandemic. First, we begin with the Chinese-Canadian community, followed by personal stories from within African and Indian diasporas.

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