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Inclusive Remembrance Day Events help Integrate Immigrants, say Community Leaders

Brampton’s Mubarak Mosque paid tribute to Canada’s fallen troops. The organizers say that events such as this are a great way to integrate newcomers to Canada, who might be bewildered by observances in their new homeland.

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Newcomers Among Hardest Hit During Pandemic, Research Shows

While Canadians from across the country have felt the economic impact of COVID-19, a new study from the Association of Canadian Studies (ACS) explains how the pandemic has been especially painful to new Canadians. The…

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Visible Minority Candidates say Nomination Barriers Not Insurmountable

“Party Favour” is the first report in a new research series from the Samara Centre for Democracy in Toronto

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Why Quebec—and Canada—Needs More Black Voices in Media

Blacks make up Montreal’s largest visible minority. According to the 2011 census, 147,100 live in the city. Why, then, are there so few in our media? As far back as the 1930s, black journalists in…

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Ethnic Parents Hold Unique Perspectives on J-School

International students and children of immigrants say pursuing post-secondary studies in journalism can motivate both encouragement and opposition from their parents. Sharif Hasan’s parents didn’t argue with him about his program choice – although they…

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Research Watch #8: The Same Canada?

Members of visible-minority groups have a stronger sense of loyalty to federal government than provincial government, reports a new study from the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). This is particularly true of first-generation…

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Losing #CdnImm Candidates Share Lessons Learned

While Canada’s recent federal election resulted in more visible minorities being elected to Parliament than ever before, many also lost and are in the process of moving forward with the lessons they learned. Rev. KM…

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