Aaron Hemens presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers about the perils of doing journalism in rural Canada for reporters of colour.

BIPOC reporter narrates perils of working alone in rural Canada

Small cities and towns in Canada are welcoming more immigrants than ever before, but doing journalism in these places can be perilous for reporters of colour. Aaron Hemens’ story presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers.

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MULTICULTURALISM @50: “Inclusion is the opposite of assimilation”

Yes, Canada is diverse. Yes, for the most part, people are free to enjoy and practice their culture and religion. But is that all ‘inclusivity’ means? This year’s Metropolis conference dived into the meaning of that word by looking at whether immigrants have enjoyed the same access to supports and services as the rest of Canadians.

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