RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2020 announced

September 26, 2020

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Tareq Hadhad, founder of Peace by Chocolate; Hamza Haq actor on the hit show Transplant and Michael Hurley, Mayor of Burnaby, B.C., have something in common — they have been named among the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners of 2020, along with other amazing community activists, entrepreneurs and academics from coast to coast. Presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada, this is...

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Museum tells the story of families that helped build B.C.

September 26, 2020

By Times Colonist | A new gallery at the Royal B.C. Museum seeks to shed light on an often-overlooked part of B.C.’s history....

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The pandemic hit LGBTQ Canadians differently. Researchers want to know why

September 23, 2020

By Tri-Cities News | Surveys show that the impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTQ people have been significantly disproportionate, across a range of issues — employment, physical and mental health, household finances and quality of life...

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The more people see immigrants on TV, the more welcoming they become, study finds

September 22, 2020

By Salt Wire | The more people see immigrants on television, the more likely they are to welcome immigrants, finds a new study ....

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More rigorous study needed on ‘systemic racism’ in Canada’s justice system

September 22, 2020

By Vancouver Sun | Federal Justice Minister David Lametti has been emphasizing to journalists that it’s time to weed out “systemic racism” in the Canadian police and court system....

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What my mother’s first photo in Canada taught me about the joy and hidden pain of immigrating

September 21, 2020

By CBC News | Photographs are precious. I’m not talking about the ones you post on social media with the caption, “Felt cute, might delete later,” but rather the treasured ones you have collected in handbound albums; the pictures stuffed in oversized envelopes with their negatives tucked into the back; the Polaroids with vague handwritten captions on the small white border; the four-by-six prints with orange block-letter date stamps on them....

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