Aaron Hemens presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers about the perils of doing journalism in rural Canada for reporters of colour.

BIPOC reporter narrates perils of working alone in rural Canada

Small cities and towns in Canada are welcoming more immigrants than ever before, but doing journalism in these places can be perilous for reporters of colour. Aaron Hemens’ story presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers.

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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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Multiculturalism in practice remains barrier to full youth integration

Canada may be a symbol of successful multiculturalism around the world, but in practice, racialized youth say the policy has not created the equal-chance opportunities for immigrants it purports to. NCM’s Daniela Cohen reports.

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MULTICULTURALISM @50: Racism plagues Canada’s institutions, with dire consequences

While many people from around the world continue flocking to Canada for the opportunities it offers, many realize that the reality is somewhat different on the ground and that opportunity is not afforded to everyone equally. The consequences, as the NCM News Desk reports, are dire.

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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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Hate crimes direct threat to Canadian multiculturalism

Hate crimes have risen exponentially over the last five years, largely fueled by minsinformation, divisive identity politics and conspiracy theories. What effect is this having on Canada’s multiculturalism as both a policy and a lived reality? NCM’s Baisakhi Roy reports.

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