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GTA investing in multiculturalism and anti-racism initiatives

August 10, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Almost $6 million has been provided in funding since 2017 to 42 Greater Toronto Area (GTA) organizations that promote diversity, inclusion and anti-racism initiatives, according to a press release from the Department of Canadian Heritage....

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Whistler woman and Syrian ‘man from the airport’ working to bring 200 refugees to Canada

August 10, 2019

By PIQUE | Whistler could potentially house handful from group currently detained in Australia...

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New funding to help refugees arriving in Kamloops

August 7, 2019

By Kamloops This Week | Another Syrian refugee family will resettle in Kamloops thanks to the Refugees and Friends Together (RAFT) program....

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Should Ottawa pay for newcomers’ impact on transit?

August 5, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Recent immigrants, international students and guest workers use transit at a much greater rate than the domestic population. Shouldn’t Ottawa help out more?...

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Is the English language privileged? It’s certainly popular

August 5, 2019

Opinion: English is not a ‘better’ language. But the reality is that, for a host of reasons, it is prevailing as perhaps the world’s second language of choice...

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An Evening in Damascus raises $37k to bring refugees to Canada

August 5, 2019

By City News 1130 | A Vancouver doctor who donates generously to refugees says people shouldn’t be afraid of newcomers. Dr. Daniel LeForge has given thousands each year to the Rainbow Refugee Society through a local fundraiser....

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