Commentary by: Arvind Magesan in Calgary, AB Statistics Canada has released new data from the 2016 census that shows more than any other G8 country,…View More Closing the Immigrant Wage Gap: Is Speaking English Important?
Commentary by Salim Valji in Edmonton Memorizing adjectives and pronouns did little more than create a resentment for having to learn French in the first…View More Alberta Needs to Rethink French Curriculum
by Christopher Cheung in Vancouver Queenie Lai’s parents often call her a “white girl,” because she likes eating western food. But in fact, though born in Canada,…View More ‘Ethnoburbs’: The New Face of Immigrant Cities
by Rosanna Haroutounian in Quebec City Twenty years after voting in Quebec’s referendum on sovereignty, immigrants in the province say cultural relations are improving, but…View More Quebec Multiculturalism Improves Post-Referendum
by Shazia Javed (@ShaziaJaved) in Toronto Diversity is a major part of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and it’s no wonder, with…View More Spotlighting Diverse Films, Filmmakers at this Year’s Hot Docs
by Tung Chan in Vancouver I felt flattered when I received a request from Oxford University Press Canada for permission to include my article “Social…View More Grammar over Substance
by Books Editor Abby Paige Review: The Orenda, by Joseph Boyden, Penguin Canada (Fiction, 2013) It’s easy to keep track of how long my citizenship…View More Canada Before Canada
by Vicky Tobianah in Toronto The first significant changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act in almost four decades will make it more difficult for new immigrants…View More Jumping through hoops to become Canadian
by Richard M. Landau I grew up in Québec. We saw nuns in full habit everywhere: in schools, driving cars, the shopping centre. That Québec…View More Québec’s very problematic Charter proposal
Much of the commentary following the release of the National Household Survey on May 8 may have missed the point: that Canada’s population today is…View More Third Opinion: “Visible minority,” really?