Victory Colony, 1950 Gives a Voice to Forgotten Refugees

A novel steeped in history and a deep sense of place, Victory Colony, 1950 is a story about resilience and self-empowerment, two qualities needed for survival when faced with unspeakable tragedy, but also ultimately about the East Bengali refugees’ inexhaustible generosity, solidarity, and dignity.

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Shunned by Sponsors, a Controversial Show for Pakistani Women Gets Powered by Social Media

“Soul Sisters Pakistan” started as a small Facebook group in 2013 and has now become a powerful global online community to support oppressed women. Founder of the group, Kanwal Ahmed, tells New Canadian Media why she was compelled to amplify the voices of the women she encountered.

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Border Services lists “X-Factors” Driving Irregular Migration

Current curbs on international travel, economic crises, the targeting of minority groups, organized crime and inhumane practices like female genital mutilation (FGM) in faraway places are among the factors that will continue to force migrants to put their lives at risk to reach Canadian shores.

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Online Misinformation is a Major Challenge for Public Health Officials

In just a matter of two years, disinformation campaigns occurred in 70 countries, as compared to just 28 in 2017, according to a report published by Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University.

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Job Market for Immigrants Consists of Minimum Wage and Moonlighting

For the last several months, much of the political discussion in the United States has revolved around President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Meanwhile, here in Canada, an invisible wall…

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Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community

As Toronto evolves into the world’s most multicultural city, so does its colourful communities, rising as a collective force to overcome challenges. This time, it’s the women who are initiating change. Meet a few dynamic…

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