By: Kelly Toughill in Halifax Thousands of families will soon get a second chance to bring parents and grandparents to Canada. That’s the good news…View More Changes Coming to Parent and Grandparent Immigration?
Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton For many Sikhs in Canada today, the Komagata Maru incident still looms large in our consciousness. For anyone…View More Refugees from U.S. are Breaking the Law
Commentary by Fred Maroun in Ottawa Kellie Leitch is one of the candidates seeking the leadership of Canada’s Conservative party, and she attracted much attention…View More Yes, “Canadian Values” Contradict Some Religious Beliefs
by Jooneed Jeeroburkhan in Montreal The cold-blooded shooting of six Muslims following evening prayers on Jan 29 at a Québec City mosque has, predictably, amplified the…View More Shooting in Quebec City: Symptom of a Wider Crisis
Commentary by Binoy Kampmark in Melbourne, Australia It was a moment of delightful reflection. The indecently smug politicians of a distant island continent, wealthy, cruel in refugee…View More Friendly Advice to Trudeau from Australia
Commentary by Steve Dooley in Surrey A Surrey forum held earlier this year on helping Syrian refugees settle in our area started with an ice-breaker.…View More Refugees: Opportunity will Trump Tragedy
by Shan Qiao in Toronto Queer activist Arsham Parsi took a risk when he left Iran and began to help other Iranians escape persecution…View More Queer Author Helps Other LGBT Iranians Seek Asylum
by Shan Qiao in Toronto Without saying anything, Farrah Khan hands out a clipboard with a piece of paper on it to each person…View More Graphic Novels Help Minority Women Share Stories
by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Sitting cross-legged on a thin UNHCR mat covering a concrete floor and nursing her 14-month-old, Yasmeen Al-Alow was glad to…View More Prisoners of the Desert: Inside Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp
by L. Ian MacDonald in Montreal, Quebec A referendum question usually calls for a simple binary response: yes or no. In Britain on Thursday, voters…View More Is Europe About to Reap the Whirlwind?