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What to do About Afghanistan?

What to do About Afghanistan?

08/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa I have come to know the journalist Michael Petrou over the past few years.  He would sometimes call me to seek…

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Could the Manchester Attack Have Been Prevented? Not Necessarily

Could the Manchester Attack Have Been Prevented? Not Necessarily

28/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Phil Gurski in Ottawa Here we go again.  I have lost track of how many articles I have read over the last few days,…

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It’s Time to Rescue Brand “Australia”

It’s Time to Rescue Brand “Australia”

09/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Aleem Ali in Brisbane, Australia A few career changes ago, I managed a branding and design agency. Our primary task was to help our…

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News

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French Judges Issue Another Release Order for Canadian Held over Bomb Attack

French Judges Issue Another Release Order for Canadian Held over Bomb Attack

25/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Amanda Connolly in Ottawa Two French counter-terrorism judges have issued, for the sixth time, a release order in the case of extradited Canadian Hassan Diab, being held in France in connection…

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Leitch Campaign Scrambles to Distance Itself from Anti-Mosque Group

Leitch Campaign Scrambles to Distance Itself from Anti-Mosque Group

30/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch’s campaign says she did not know Ron Banjaree, an anti-Muslim advocate, or the organization Rise Canada would be at the event…

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“We All Have Xenophobia to Some Degree”

“We All Have Xenophobia to Some Degree”

29/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

by Ashoke Dasgupta in Winnipeg The Islamic Social Services Association recently organized a conference on the theme of “At the Heart of Human Rights is Human Dignity” in Winnipeg. It…

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Politics

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Double Standard, Inadequate Support Hurt Refugee Claimants, Says Kwan

Double Standard, Inadequate Support Hurt Refugee Claimants, Says Kwan

12/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

By: Jeremy J. Nuttall in Ottawa  As a Vancouver society working to support refugees fears closure after being denied federal funding, a similar organization in…

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Few of Scheer's Policy Ideas Likely to Make 2019 Platform: Strategists

Few of Scheer's Policy Ideas Likely to Make 2019 Platform: Strategists

31/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

By Janice Dickson in Ottawa Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer introduced a handful of new policy ideas during the nine month long leadership race, but Tory strategists…

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Jagmeet Singh and the Fight for the Millennial Mind in 2019

Jagmeet Singh and the Fight for the Millennial Mind in 2019

25/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by John Delacourt in Toronto With just a few notable exceptions, the historical roots and complexities of South Asian politics here in Canada are…

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Policy

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Shifting Our Conversations From Marriage Fraud to Marriage Breakdown

Shifting Our Conversations From Marriage Fraud to Marriage Breakdown

02/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Will Tao in Vancouver The Liberal Government finally delivered on their long-standing campaign promise to end conditional permanent residency for spouses on April…

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Integration Models Highlight of Metropolis Conference

Integration Models Highlight of Metropolis Conference

23/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Andrew Griffith in Ottawa The just-concluded National Metropolis Conference is an annual forum for researchers, policy makers and immigrant-service organizations. This year the…

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Refugees from U.S. are Breaking the Law

Refugees from U.S. are Breaking the Law

19/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton For many Sikhs in Canada today, the Komagata Maru incident still looms large in our consciousness.   For anyone…

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Economy

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Why the Benefits of Diversity are not Theoretical

Why the Benefits of Diversity are not Theoretical

26/04/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Bessma Momani, Jillian Stirk, Anna Klimbovskaia  The story of Canada’s embrace of different languages, cultures and peoples is not a new one. Diversity in Canada…

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Whitening Your Resumé to Get the Job

Whitening Your Resumé to Get the Job

14/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Hamlin Grange in Toronto While working as a television journalist with Canada's public broadcaster, CBC, in Toronto, I produced a documentary series on…

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Looking Beyond the Name on a Resumé

Looking Beyond the Name on a Resumé

09/03/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Vivian Li in Toronto In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare gave us the famous line “What is in a name? That which we call a…

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Education

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Student Newspaper Sparks Hate Speech Debate

Student Newspaper Sparks Hate Speech Debate

09/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

By Leslie Layton in Chico, California On a recent Wednesday, Chico State journalism professor Mark Plenke was messaged that he should check the campus newspaper…

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Listening to our International Students

Listening to our International Students

01/02/2017 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Will Tao in Vancouver   Canada’s international students, particularly those in major metropolitan cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, have been subject to…

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Bramptonians Sucking on a Lollipop

Bramptonians Sucking on a Lollipop

01/11/2016 | New Canadian Media

Commentary by Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton A few weeks before Brampton Council begin debate on the latest budget, the city and province delivered a…

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Health

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Allergies among Newcomers in Canada Increase Over Time

Allergies among Newcomers in Canada Increase Over Time

02/05/2017 | New Canadian Media

By Belen Febres-Cordero in Vancouver Upon arrival, immigrant populations in Canada tend to present less allergies than their Canadian-born counterparts, but prevalence increases with time,…

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“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation”

“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation”

03/10/2016 | The Patriotic Vangaurd

Commentary By Dr. Nanah Sheriff Fofanah-Sesay Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises of all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia such…

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Being a Great In-Law

Being a Great In-Law

23/09/2016 | Indo-Canadian Voice

ONE of the biggest sources of conflict between South Asian couples is the perceived over-involvement of in-laws. This belief that in-laws are “meddling” in the relationship…

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Arts & Culture

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Bridging the Gap for Newcomers starts with Perception

Bridging the Gap for Newcomers starts with Perception

24/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

In partnership with Apathy is Boring, New Canadian Media will be posting first-person accounts from the 150 Years Young Project, a campaign that highlights the positive impact…

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How do you Build Healthy, Connected Communities? Start with Dignified Spaces

How do you Build Healthy, Connected Communities? Start with Dignified Spaces

16/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

By: Nick Saul in Toronto The first thing you notice when you walk into the light-drenched main room at Calgary’s The Alex Community Food Centre is…

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Exploring Toronto's Most Diverse Community

Exploring Toronto's Most Diverse Community

14/06/2017 | New Canadian Media

By: Sam Minassie in Toronto "The World in Ten Blocks" is a two part documentary that offers viewers an in-depth look at one of the…

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