Conservatives Misread Immigrants: Journalist Panel

With the final ballots long since counted and the prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau preparing to name his cabinet, members and guests of the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CFJ) gathered in downtown Vancouver to reflect on the…

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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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Election Watch: Attacks on Multiculturalism May Haunt Tories

Unlike the pictured protester, many Canadians have been muted when it comes to speaking up for Muslims who have been attacked throughout this election campaign.  Photo Credit: NCM Stock Image by Nariman Ansari This is…

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Niqab as an #Elxn42 Issue? Ridiculous.

The recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal that ruled in favour of Zunera Ishaq, who challenged the ban on the niqab at Canadian citizenship ceremonies, has resurrected a non-issue into an election topic. …

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Niqab Hot Button Topic at French Language Debate

Thursday night’s French language debate in Montreal featured more discussion of immigration and refugee policy than any other leaders debate thus far in the federal election. The first debate to feature all five leaders was…

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#Refugeecrisis Galvanizes Arab Community

This year’s election campaign has been one of the longest in our country’s political history, characterized by the usual kinds of political messaging, policy debates and ethical questions on governance. The campaign seemed a typical…

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