World-renowned Farzi Café opens first North American location in Mississauga

Known for its whimsical and theatrical presentation of traditional Indian cuisine, Farzi Cafe is part of the Michelin-recognized culinary group, Massive Restaurants. It opened it’s very first North American location in Mississauga, Ontario, Oct. 22. NCM’s Baisakhi Roy got a foretaste.

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Sick leave: What are we waiting for, advocates ask

The Liberal federal government promised to extend paid sick leave benefits to 10 days within the first 100 days of a new term in office.  Advocates are calling on the government to lead by example and act right away. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Time to expand international student work permit program: experts

As a series of recent global surveys show Canada dominating the international student destination rankings, calls are mounting for the expansion of the country’s Post Graduate Work Permit program.

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‘Stand Up for Your Harassed Muslim Co-worker’

The Muslim Canadian community continues to mourn the loss of four members of a Muslim family killed in Sunday’s Islamophobic attack. Reyhana Patel is calling on Canadians to stand up for and befriend their Muslim neighbours and work colleagues in a sign of solidarity.

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Mosque Restrictions Inspire Muslims to Find New Ways to Celebrate Ramadan

Canadian Muslims are celebrating Ramadan differently this year. Sedanah Qwai reports on adaptations for this 30-day spiritual fasting that typically revolves around large gatherings and community dinners after sundown.

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Ontario Silent on Whether Provincial Immigration Ministry will Return

As the federal government increases immigration levels, questions hang in the air about whether it was wise for the new Ford government in Ontario to abandon the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration in 2018. The organization had originally been responsible for the province’s policy on citizenship and immigration issues. 

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