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Precarious labour is a matter of government policy, will

Immigration advocates are criticizing the government’s “strategic” decision to allow failed refugee claimants to apply for permanent residence, calling the requirements “nitpicky” and “unfair.” NCM’s Fernando Arce continues our series on coverage of the 4th annual Metropolis Canada conference.

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Four Immigrant Canadian Writers Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

The Scotiabank Giller Prize shines a light on the best of Canadian literature, promoting the works of both emerging and established authors. A testament to the increasing contribution of immigrant voices to Canadian literature, the award’s 2021 longlist includes the novels of four immigrant writers.

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Toronto’s ‘Undocumented Residents Day’ – Nice, But Not Enough: Critics

There may be up to half a million undocumented residents in Canada, according to some estimates, with the majority settling in Toronto. While critics welcome the City’s new initiative to raise awareness of this population group’s lives, hardships and contributions, they say politicians at all levels need to address root causes of poverty and homelessness in immigration debates.

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‘We Can’t Take Immigrants for Granted’: Minister

The federal government is foreshadowing a major overhaul of the immigration intake system so that it does not pit low-skilled workers against highly qualified applicants, reports Local Journalism Initiative reporter, Fernando Arce.

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Author Farzana Doctor On Trauma, Belonging and Female Genital Mutilation

Farzana Doctor, author of “Seven,” makes sure that the characters in her stories are psychologically informed. “There is so much misinformation out there about how people experience and remember trauma. I want to dispel that,” she tells NCM’s Baisakhi Roy.

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