Flying in Family Class: An In-Depth Series (Part II)

Family reunification is at the core of the Liberal government’s immigration policy. After our two-part in-depth piece on the pros and cons of the family class immigration stream, this new series takes a closer look at the process…

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Pros and Cons of Family Reunification

Justin Trudeau has now officially been elected as Canada’s 29th Prime Minister and with him come promises of investment in infrastructure, electoral reform and changes to the lengthy family reunification process. Some of those changes…

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Family Reunification: The Economic Cost

As the date of the federal election draws nearer, political candidates have begun to consider the costs of reuniting immigrant families – both economically and socially. On September 25, Justin Trudeau announced that if elected,…

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Targeted Ethnic Advertising Makes Elections More Accessible

As Canada is a mere two weeks into the longest federal election campaign in modern history, negative political advertisements have already made their rounds in the media. Targeted messages aimed at various ethnic groups will…

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Fairness and Balance at Election Time: Ombudsperson

Readers need an independent channel to connect with any media organization to ensure the news content produced is of the highest standard. As New Canadian Media’s first ombudsperson – I think the term “ombudsman” excludes…

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Courting the #CdnImm Vote

It is no secret. Whenever an election is nearing, the number of appearances by incumbents, prospective candidates, ministers and party leaders at roundtables, speeches, photo-ops or other events organized by ethnic and immigrant community groups…

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PULSE: Pakistan – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream

While the mainstream media definitely covers stories of local politicians’ victories and foreign leaders’ visits to Canada, what is sometimes missing from the coverage is the ‘ethnic’ story angle relating directly to the many Diaspora…

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