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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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Lone Tamil MP Seeks Re-entry into “White Man’s Club”

“Did I tell you the time I was called ‘a little girl’?” asks MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan incredulously. Sitting in her election campaign headquarters in Scarborough’s Malvern neighbourhood, the first-term MP is recounting her experiences in…

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Sri Lanka’s Newfound Cautious Optimism

When Sri Lanka celebrated its 67th Independence Day on February 4, it did so filled with hope that it can finally realize its true social, political and economic potential. Many Sri Lankan Canadians too are…

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When Millennials Take Philanthropy “Glocal”

It is increasingly clear that millennials, those born since 1980, are fast re-defining the philanthropy landscape. And when it comes to diaspora millennials, this means countries around the world could potentially benefit. Millennials expanding meaning…

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