Racial bullying in schools result of ‘whitewashed history’

Findings from a recent study indicate that despite being taught multicultural values and inclusion at school, racial and ethnic bullying in Canadian schools prevails. Experts say it has to do with the lack of education on Canada’s history with racism and white supremacy. NCM’s Baisakhi Roy reports.

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Multiculturalism in practice remains barrier to full youth integration

Canada may be a symbol of successful multiculturalism around the world, but in practice, racialized youth say the policy has not created the equal-chance opportunities for immigrants it purports to. NCM’s Daniela Cohen reports.

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MULTICULTURALISM @50: Everybody benefits from overcoming discrimination

Canada has come a long way in 50 years of official multiculturalism. Around the world, it is considered a beacon of diversity. But was that always so? Is it even so now? As we begin delving into the Metropolis conference on multiculturalism, the NCM’s News Desk looks at the battles immigrants have had to fight to overcome discrimination and forge their place in Canadian society.

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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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50 years of multiculturalism: Has the dial moved forward?

After a year of increasing racist attacks, the question critics are asking is, “Has the progress of diversity and multiculturalism in Canada been at the expense of immigrants and people of colour?” NCM’s Fernando Arce reports on Wednesday’s welcoming plenary at Metropolis Canada’s @50: Diversity, Inclusion and Eliminating Racism conference.

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Role of Ethnic Media in the War against Pandemic

Andres Machalski, founder and president of Canada’s only ethnic media monitoring and analysis operation, MIREMS, talks about the importance of supporting ethnic media outlets, which are invaluable in communicating crucial COVID-19 messaging to their diverse audiences.

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Embracing ‘Hyphenation’ Key to Canada’s Progress as a Multicultural Nation

While the idea of being a ‘hyphenated Canadian’ hasn’t always been championed, it’s high time we fully embraced the concept as part of our national identity, writes columnist Marcus Medford

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