Haitian Canadians in Quebec: A Rich Political History

When Elizabeth Philibert arrived in Montreal as an émigré in 1979, she immediately felt the city would be her closest connection to Haiti. The city’s circle of activists quickly embraced Philibert, who had risked her…

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Premier Wall’s Letter Reinforces Stereotypes About Refugees: Advocacy Group

A refugee advocacy group says it is concerned about Premier Brad Wall’s letter asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to suspend the resettlement of 25,000 Syrian refugees in the wake of reports that one of the Paris ISIS…

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Journalists Must Train Their Brains to See Beyond Stereotypes

The high-profile deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray have allowed us to train the spotlight on law enforcement and examine how police officers can be more effective in beleaguered black…

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New Online Tool Removes Barriers to Employment for Immigrants

Your name appears as anonymous; future employers can only search your skills. Canada’s latest job network innovation Magnet aims to connect job seekers to employers based upon skills, preferences and talent needs. Foreign names will…

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Ferguson Riots: “We Should Confront our Stereotypes About Race”

For better or worse, much of our Canadian media, culture and society can be understood as a response to the media, culture and society of the United States. In sickness and in health, Canadians distance…

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