Tag Archives: Immigration

Canadian citizenship study guide should tell the truth about racism

As part of the citizenship process, new Canadians are required to reflect a knowledge of Canadian history and politics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

As part of the citizenship process, new Canadians are required to reflect a knowledge of Canadian history and politics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick Anne-Emanuelle Birn, University of Toronto; Amaya Perez-Brumer, University of Toronto; Angela Mashford-Pringle, University of Toronto; Lisa Forman, University of Toronto, and Roberta K. Timothy, University of Toronto At this crucial time of confronting systemic anti-Black and anti-Indigenous …

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Throne speech offers little systemic change for migrant workers, refugees

Protesters attend a demonstration in support of migrant worker in front of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in Toronto in August 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Protesters attend a demonstration in support of migrant worker in front of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in Toronto in August 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov John Carlaw, Ryerson University In his address to the nation following the Speech from the Throne, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated: “As a country we must keep making progress on reconciliation with …

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Trump’s foreign policy is still ‘America First’ – what does that mean, exactly?

As president, Trump has cultivated close relations with autocratic leaders while distancing the U.S. from its traditional allies in Europe and Asia. Bernd von Jutrczenka/picture alliance via Getty Images

As president, Trump has cultivated close relations with autocratic leaders while distancing the U.S. from its traditional allies in Europe and Asia. Bernd von Jutrczenka/picture alliance via Getty Images Klaus W. Larres, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill At the Republican National Convention, supporters of President Trump’s reelection bid have celebrated his attempts to build a Mexico border wall, …

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