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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‘The blessing means more than the money’: Refugee restaurateur offers free meals

August 5, 2019

By CBC News | Habtamu Lamu, the owner of Awash Ethiopian Restaurant, has begun serving free meals to the homeless in a bid to give back....

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Woman at Banff National Park says man told her to ‘go back to your own country’

August 4, 2019

By CTV News | A female tourist in Banff National Park shot a now-viral video, moments after she alleges a man told her to “go back to your own country.”...

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To Canada, with Pride: LGBTQ refugees find a home where they can escape fear

August 3, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | LGBTQ refugees and new immigrants share their stories of hope, resilience and rebirth under the rainbow flag....

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Surrey’s population explosion leaves city looking for answers

August 2, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | With Surrey in the midst of a population boom, city staff are looking for a data whiz who can find a better way to capture that growth on the fly and project it into the future in a bid to bolster planning efforts....

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