For much of its history Canada has encouraged people to come and work in this country. However, racialized migrant workers often face an immigration system designed to leave them powerless.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
How we treat migrant workers who put food on our tables: Don't Call Me Resilient EP 4 transcript
Québec's partial suspension of refugee sponsorship by private organizations in the province highlights the challenges of Canada’s reliance on resettlement to welcome refugees.
The difference in responses to tragedies reflects how immigrants are valued by their potential benefit to Canadian society, but this is not the only way to think about their worth as human beings.
Canada's goal of increasing immigration to drive economic growth could be hampered if borders remain closed due to COVID-19. How then can the country attract the best and brightest workers to Canada?
Canada's decisions about its border closures prompt us to reflect on how we should apply measures of social distancing that are not harmful to others and that still protect human dignity.
In 1914, a ship carrying more than 300 immigrants from India wasn't allowed to dock in Vancouver. A new mural tells an unverified story about Indigenous paddlers bringing food to the stranded ship.