Despite receiving nearly a billion dollars in taxpayer funding, settlement services designed to help all newcomers remain a well-kept-secret, with the government appearing to favour quantity over quality, Reedah Hayder reports.View More Study Points to Gaps in Settlement Services for Newcomers
While Canada is taking steps to sharing knowledge of Indigenous history with newcomers, including through an updated citizenship oath, critics say more needs to be done to meaningfully involve them in reconciliation efforts.View More A Decolonized Citizenship Ceremony is a Step Towards Reconciliation
There are dozens of organizations, advocacy groups and entities that lobby around issues that impact immigrants, but there’s no organization that speaks up for immigrants and newcomers as a whole, writes Local Journalism Initiative reporter Naser Miftari.View More Who is Advocating For Canada’s Immigrants?
Facing financial barriers and complicated paper work, most Yazidis settled in London, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary have been unable to take advantage of itView More Yazidi Refugees Face Formidable Barriers
“It is a struggle to be alone. I needed a friend … I came to Canada to learn the beauty of the human heart.” This is just one of several quotes from real-life stories of…View More Celebrating Ottawa’s Newest Residents