Immigrant Youth Struggle with Parental Expectations

Cultural differences between young new Canadians and their parents can compound the struggles youth normally experience within their families during childhood and adolescence. A Guide to Overcoming Conflicts with Immigrant Parents (Qurtaba Publishing House) outlines how young…

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Immigrant Families Struggle to Deal with Disability

According to the 2015 child poverty report for Toronto, newcomer children, children of colour and children with disabilities are among the largest groups living in poverty. Families that fall into more than one of these…

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Despite Discrimination, Arab-Muslim Youth Still Achieve Success in Quebec Schools

Recently, four teenagers allegedly left Quebec to join extremist groups in Syria. Their departure prompts concerns about whether we are doing an adequate job of integrating children of immigrant families. Do some youth become radicalized…

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