Columnists
Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. Image credit: Marco Mendicino/Facebook
Mehdi Rizvi | To boost immigration levels, Canada has introduced a new one-time program for international graduates and temporary foreign workers in essential occupations.
Podcast
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Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Mohamad Lazakani discusses his experiences fleeing the Syrian civil war, settling in Toronto, and why he will always consider Syria home.
Blog
Upper Kananaskis lake, Alberta. Photo: Thank you for visiting my page from Canada/Wikimedia Commons
Cheryl McNamara | With the aim to promote justice, KAIROS looks to the year ahead and points to all the work that needs to be done.
Columnists
Protest against the Charter of Values in 2013. Photo: ibourgeault_tasse/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | CAQ leader François Legault and his team ran much of their election campaign on the backs of immigrants, using polarizing language to pit "good immigrants" against "bad immigrants."
Columnists
Syrian families arrive in Toronto Pearson airport in 2015. Photo: Domnic Santiago/Flickr
June Chua | Karen Connelly, a human rights activist and storyteller, was one of four writers in Berlin launching a preview of the anthology "Refugees Worldwide II."
Blog
Caravan of Love walk in support of immigrants and refugees. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Karen Hamilton, Krista Johnston | Winnipeg has an important leadership role to play by making our city a truly welcoming community for all residents, regardless of immigration status.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability following the Cabinet retreat in London, Ontario. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, the Liberals plan a re-run of their campaign of 2015. The focus will be on women voters. The Liberal leader will contrast his "feminism" with the retro approach of the Conservatives.
Columnists
Dima Siam (far right, in white hijab, holding her baby, Maria), welcomes her brother-in-law and his family as sponsored refugees to Canada on April 12. Siam is fighting a deportation order that would send her to Syria, the result of a simple paperwork error. The Trudeau government has thus far refused to end her nightmare of limbo and grant her permanent resident status.  Credit: Brian Cornelius
Matthew Behrens | Every time Ottawa-based Syrian refugee Dima Siam sees Prime Minister Justin Trudeau saying refugees are welcome in Canada, she says, "I feel as if someone despises me and slapped me on the face."
Blog
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Jill Bucklaschuk | The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) stands out as an exemplary model in the fight to seek sustainable and healthy housing solutions as it builds inclusive communities.
Blog
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Ray Silvius, Hani Al-Ubeady, Emily Halldorson | As the Syrian refugee crisis continues, so do Canada's obligations toward refugee resettlement. With a reported 900 Syrians to arrive in Manitoba before the end of this year, what have we learned?
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Tens of thousands of Jews migrated to Canada in the first part of the past century. That community, in Toronto, is described in a lovely, loving new book by the late Michael Mandel: The Jewish Hour.
Blog
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Lynne Fernandez, Nicole Smith | The Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program's 50th anniversary is evidence that this temporary Band-Aid for Canada's agricultural industry has become a permanent element in maintaining the industry.