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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Manju Varma

Fighting systemic racism using her “immigrant experience”

The new independent commissioner on systemic racism in New Brunswick, Manju Varma, is taking a very different approach to her mandate. For example, she wants to ensure that foreign credentials are privileged — not discounted — for immigrants arriving in her province.

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New Brunswickers Keep Close Eye on Family Back Home in Lebanon

“The hardship they’re having since the explosion until this date is worse than what they lived in the 20 years of the Lebanese civil war.” Lebanon has gone from bad to worse, according to New Brunswickers with family still there, as the country marked the grim anniversary of the port explosion last week.

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Understanding Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Many immigrant women who are experiencing domestic violence require culturally sensitive support services. A new project on Canada’s east coast aims to ensure these types of services are made available. The New Brunswick Multicultural Council…

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Williamson Tweets Apology for ‘Offensive and Inappropriate’ Language on TFW Program

Conservative MP and former PMO director of communications John Williamson is apologizing for controversial comments he made Saturday about Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program. Williamson’s apology comes after he told delegates at the Manning Networking…

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Immigrant-owned Businesses Leverage Exports

Immigration Business Network ib2ib applauds the findings of a recent study done by the Conference Board of Canada that clearly shows immigrant entrepreneurs advance Canada’s export agenda outside of the U.S. more than non-immigrant Canadian…

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