Displaying items by tag: Ontario - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:48:02 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Kathleen Wynne takes Heat at Black Community Leaders Debate http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43098-kathleen-wynne-takes-heat-at-black-community-leaders-debate http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43098-kathleen-wynne-takes-heat-at-black-community-leaders-debate Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne sits at a table with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner for a leaders debate in Toronto on issues facing the black community on April 11, 2018.
By: Marieke Walsh in Ottawa, ON Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was repeatedly under attack and on the defensive Wednesday night…
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Politics Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:47:29 -0400
Grandparents at Home: A Blessing http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43094-grandparents-at-home-a-blessing http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43094-grandparents-at-home-a-blessing Immigrant households often rely on different generations of family members for support both financially and emotionally. The image pictures four generations of the Riffat family who were able to band together to help one another.
By: Asfia Yassir in Toronto, ON Grandparents can be gems to have as part of any family unit. Regardless of…
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Arts & Culture Thu, 29 Mar 2018 22:46:11 -0400
Diversifying Canada's Literature http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43092-diversifying-canada-s-literature http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43092-diversifying-canada-s-literature Ayelet Tsabari's first novel received great reviews. The collection of short stories offers a different take on themes such as nationality, religion and community.
By: Tazeen Inam in Toronto, ON Canadian literature continues to diversify as more stories look to include a wider range…
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Books Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:07:15 -0400
Adapting to a New Country http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43091-adapting-to-a-new-country http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43091-adapting-to-a-new-country Even routine activities such as driving in the snow present challenges for newcomers such as Sadaf Hussain.
by: Sukaina Jaffer in Brampton, ON It is difficult to replicate how an immigrant feels when they arrive in the…
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Top Stories Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:20:58 -0400
Barriers Stop Women from Reaching Full Potential http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential For immigrants like Eugenia Gomez the Canadian dream remains distant. Once a researcher in Mexico, she now cleans residential homes in Toronto.
by: Isabel Inclan in Toronto, ON It is no secret Canada is aiming to increase its immigration numbers over the…
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Top Stories Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:01:15 -0400
Getting Ahead: Taking the First Career Steps http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43089-getting-ahead-taking-the-first-career-steps http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43089-getting-ahead-taking-the-first-career-steps A graduating class from NPower Canada poses for a picture. The organization provides two free employment training programs for aspiring Junior IT Analysts and Digital Customer Care Professionals.
Commentary by: Jennilee Austria in Toronto, ON Back when I was a settlement worker, many of my newcomer clients would…
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Commentary Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:56:09 -0400
Jewish and Muslim Canadian Women find Kinship http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43085-jewish-and-muslim-canadian-women-find-kinship http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43085-jewish-and-muslim-canadian-women-find-kinship Aiming to break down barriers, the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom consists of Muslim and Jewish women looking to work together to inspire positive change.
By: Tazeen Inam in Toronto, ON Women’s voices and their participation in every aspect of society are more vital than…
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Top Stories Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:34:39 -0500
Changing Ontario: South Asian Women Step Up to Empower the Community http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43084-changing-ontario-south-asian-women-step-up-to-empower-the-community http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43084-changing-ontario-south-asian-women-step-up-to-empower-the-community From self-reliance workshops to fundraising networking events to job-training programs for low-skilled workers; South Asian non-profit organizations are changing the lives of GTA women.
By: Joyeeta Dutta Ray in Toronto, ON As Toronto evolves into the world’s most multicultural city, so does its colourful…
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Top Stories Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:15:57 -0500
Ontario's Caregivers: Double the Work, Half the Benefits http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43083-ontario-s-caregivers-double-the-work-half-the-benefits http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43083-ontario-s-caregivers-double-the-work-half-the-benefits Emily Liu poses for her new profile picture at La Leche League, an organization dedicated to providing mother-to-mother breastfeeding support  and educational opportunities.
By: Shan Qiao in Toronto, ON Cindy Leung drops off her husband, Chuck, to a day program at a Scarborough,…
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Health Wed, 28 Feb 2018 20:41:14 -0500
Women Entrepreneurs Step Up http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43080-women-entrepreneurs-step-up http://rwhois.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43080-women-entrepreneurs-step-up Shirley Wu applies makeup to a client in preparation for an event.
By: Margaret P. Bonikowska in Toronto Women from virtually every continent arrive in Canada every day, but few go on…
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Economy Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:20:12 -0500