It Costs Us All When Media Fails to Reflect its Audience

By Maria Iqbal in Toronto, ON In a city already lacking local media, failing to represent Brampton’s diverse population could lead to lost opportunities for…

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Hamilton City Hall More Diverse than Ottawa, London

A study led by Western University researchers Stelian Medianu and Victoria Esses has found that visible minorities are significantly under-represented in senior leadership positions at…

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NewsBriefs: Immigrant-Centric Show Launches in GTA

by Samantha Lui in Toronto “New Canadians”, a television show about newcomers in Canada, has now launched in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  Produced by…

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The “Ethnic Vote”: All Over the Map

      by Michael Adams (@AdamsMichaelj) and Andrew Griffith (@Andrew_Griffith) Former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau notoriously blamed the separatists’ defeat in the 1995 Quebec…

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Race Affects How Media Cover Canadian Political Candidates

by Priya Ramanujam (@SincerelyPriya) in Scarborough, Ontario With October’s federal elections inching closer, there will be a steady stream of coverage in mainstream newspapers across…

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Research Watch: Studies Paint Depressing Picture

by Priya Ramanujam (@SincerelyPriya) in Toronto It may not be time for report cards in school just yet, but when it comes to research, several annual report…

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Our Homegrown Pigmentocracy

  by Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar A couple of years ago, I was interviewed by student Nayani Thiyagarajah at Ryerson University for a video documentary entitled Shadeism.…

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