Every year, Canada sets an annual immigration target in the hundreds of thousands to fill labour shortages and to boost the economy (this year, they plan to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents). Yet internationally accomplished individuals often discover that their overseas experiences and qualifications count for less after arriving in Canada. Here, we explore the unspoken preference for Canadian experience, through the lens of a professional in the tech industry. This is part of a larger series profiling newcomers across Canada whose lives have been touched by Canada’s immigration policies.View More “Canadian Experience”: An unspoken preference
The last time anybody studied the demographics of Canadian newsrooms was in 2004. It showed that only 3.4 per cent of reporters were non-white, writes the author of the study, editor and academic John MillerView More Canadian Media Incapable of Covering Race
Racism exists in Canada – but it looks and feels different than that found in the United States, writes Peter Uduehi.View More Canada Has Its Own Brand of Racism
Reaching out to people of colour requires some creativity because immigrant students are often trying to survive in a new countryView More POC in Tech industry: What makes applicants look at job postings and decide they don’t fit?
Canadian book publishers and literature supporters say diverse stories written by emerging writers can increase readership and are vital for enhancing Canada’s publishing industry. Five industry experts led a panel discussion during a session titled…View More Diverse Stories Boost the Industry: Book Publishers
“Racism and racial health inequities are a hidden and serious concern with detrimental consequences for all people in Canada.” This is the position of the initiators of the 8th annual Dalla Lana student-led conference “Racial…View More Calling for Racial Health Equity in Canada