diversity

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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Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language — An Excerpt

On this first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation (Sept. 30), we carry a book excerpt that speaks to the experience of ‘othering’ and how the writer is learning to cope in a milieu that feels alien and home at the same time.

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The Politics of Diversity: Why Representation Matters

“It is virtually impossible for any political party to have a minority government, let alone a majority government if it cannot win in the immigrant and visible minority rich ridings of Canada.” NCM reporter Naser Miftari speaks to three politicians on the politics of diversity in Canada.

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Curtains Set to Rise On the First Hamilton Black Film Festival

Rays of hope come from Hamilton, Ontario, as the first Hamilton Black Film Festival (HBFF) premieres virtually from May 28 to 30. As curtains rise in Westdale Cinema, it marks a new beginning for Canadian BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) artists.

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Middle Managers Key to Integrating Newcomers

It’s not enough for executive leadership to commit to diversity and inclusion as values within an organization. They need to help middle managers execute this on an everyday, operational level, too

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Fans Bid Tearful Adieu to “Kim’s Convenience”

What makes Canadian immigrant life real? The cultural quirks, the fun amidst everyday struggles, the multi-generational adjustments? “Kim’s Convenience” has been all this and more. As the curtain falls on a show loved by people around the world, NCM looks at what makes “Kim’s” special and why shows like that should be the norm rather than the exception.

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All-women Panel to Judge International Ad Awards

The International Gerety ad awards 2021 has appointed an all-women executive jury to evaluate creative awards, including Jessica Borges representing Canada. Borges shares her journey from a new immigrant to representing Canada in an industry that’s known for male domination in leadership roles.

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