Displaying items by tag: federal elections - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:04:52 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Women’s Organizers Hopeful Under Trudeau Leadership http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33649-women-s-organizers-hopeful-under-trudeau-leadership http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33649-women-s-organizers-hopeful-under-trudeau-leadership A roundtable discussion titled “Changing Support to Women’s Organizations: Implications For Immigrant Women” taking place on the third day of the 18th National Metropolis Conference.
by Shan Qiao in Toronto Women’s rights advocates are looking for influential Canadian female figures to join a national women’s…
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Top Stories Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:46:55 -0500
Inclusion, Diversity Bode Well Under Trudeau http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32155-inclusion-diversity-bode-well-under-trudeau http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32155-inclusion-diversity-bode-well-under-trudeau Justin Trudeau (r) with MPs Adam Vaughan (l) and Scott Brison (c) at Caffe Brasiliano in Toronto's Little Portugal during the 2014 World Cup.
Commentary by Andrew Griffith in Ottawa The Liberal government has emphasized its diversity and inclusion language in speeches, cabinet ministers,…
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Commentary Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:51:58 -0500
#Elxn42 Sparked Muslim-Canadian Political Engagement http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31616-elxn42-sparked-muslim-canadian-political-engagement http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31616-elxn42-sparked-muslim-canadian-political-engagement Although the exact percentage of eligible Muslim Canadians who cast a ballot on Oct. 19 is not available yet, anecdotal evidence speaks to a higher level of engagement.
by Tazeen Inam in Mississauga In the weeks leading up to the Oct. 19 federal election, Rabia Khedr started to…
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Politics Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:31:16 -0500
Conservatives Misread Immigrants: Journalist Panel http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31276-courting-of-cdnimm-votes-fascinating-mainstream-media http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31276-courting-of-cdnimm-votes-fascinating-mainstream-media From l to r journalists Susan Delacourt, Adam Radwanski, Hannah Thibedeau and Paul Wells discuss the recent federal elections during a Canadian Journalism Foundation panel in Vancouver.
by Leah Bjornson in Vancouver With the final ballots long since counted and the prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau preparing to…
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Politics Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:44:05 -0400
Step One in Rebuilding the CPC: Cutting Loose the Religious Right http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31223-step-one-in-rebuilding-the-cpc-cutting-loose-the-religious-right http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31223-step-one-in-rebuilding-the-cpc-cutting-loose-the-religious-right The next person to assume the mantle of leadership of the Conservative party in Canada must be a unifying, inclusive figure with a team to match, writes Tasha Kheiriddin.
by Tasha Kheiriddin in Toronto Red, blue or purple? As it nurses its bruises from the election, the Conservative party…
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Commentary Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:37:37 -0400
“Diversity a Given” in Trudeau Cabinet http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31210-diversity-a-given-in-trudeau-cabinet http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31210-diversity-a-given-in-trudeau-cabinet A precursor to Trudeau cabinet: The Liberal economic team presented during the election campaign. Seen here are many likely candidates for visible minority cabinet members, including Navdeep Bains, Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Emmanuel Dubourg and Harjit Sajjan.
by Ranjit Bhaskar in Toronto One of prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau’s first orders of business will be to form a…
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Top Stories Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:56:10 -0400
Hear this Election's Racism Wake-up Call http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31209-hear-this-election-s-racism-wake-up-call http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31209-hear-this-election-s-racism-wake-up-call People outside of the campaign office for Vancouver East's Conservative candidate James Low during the 2015 federal election.
by Ranjit Bhaskar, Naheed Nenshi, Sharmila Setaram and Desmond Cole Four voices say it's time to get real about bigotry…
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Commentary Mon, 26 Oct 2015 09:14:50 -0400
Pros and Cons of Family Reunification http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31175-pros-and-cons-of-family-reunification http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31175-pros-and-cons-of-family-reunification Sponsored parents and grandparents often play critical roles as child care providers, and help with the integration of newcomer children into Canadian society, says a study by the Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary.
by Leah Bjornson in Vancouver Justin Trudeau has now officially been elected as Canada’s 29th Prime Minister and with him…
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Policy Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:11:17 -0400
First Mandarin-Speaking MP Elected in Canada http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31155-first-mandarin-speaking-mp-elected-in-canada http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31155-first-mandarin-speaking-mp-elected-in-canada Surrounded by Chinese supporters, the Liberals’ Geng Tan delivered his victory speech on election night.
by Shan Qiao in Toronto For the first time in Canada’s electoral history a Mandarin-speaking member of Parliament was elected.…
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Politics Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:50:35 -0400
For Muslim Women, Liberal Victory a Rejection of Divisive Politics http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31108-for-muslim-women-liberal-victory-a-rejection-of-divisive-politics http://building.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31108-for-muslim-women-liberal-victory-a-rejection-of-divisive-politics Many members of the Muslim Canadian community say the Liberal victory sent a strong message to politicians that there is no room in Canada for 'divisive' or 'mean' politics.
by Janice Dickson in Ottawa Conservative Leader Stephen Harper was not subtle about his use of cultural differences as a…
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Politics Tue, 20 Oct 2015 09:14:30 -0400