By Jodi Bucholtz
“Humility does not discriminate. I hope one day to see the end of the violence and suffering from London to Gaza to Myanmar to Hong Kong and here at home in Canada.”
When our smudge has burned out, we respectfully set out the ashes on Mother Earth, returning them to nature, making sure that no embers remain.
Residents in the Ottawa Valley have come together recognize, honour and remember the lives of the Afzaal family members murdered in London, Ontario.
“I share my story not because it is the exception but because it is the common thread in what we find in people who come to Canada,” said Naqvi.
Canada is set to welcome one million new immigrants over the next three years, Naqvi believes smaller and rural communities should be leading the charge to attract newcomers.
The survey asks questions such as how comfortable are you expressing your identity and if and where have you experienced discrimination or racism.
The City of Pembroke has made Maclean’s magazine’s annual Canada’s Best Communities list, ranking as the top place to live in the Ottawa Valley.
Minister Mendicino announces new pathway to permanent residency for 90,000 essential workers and international student graduates contributing to Canada’s economy.
A violent assault on an elderly Vietnamese Grandmother in Pembroke was a trigger for much of the work that the city is now doing to make improvements.
The Local Immigration Partnership aims to strengthen the role of local communities across Lanark and Renfrew in integrating and serving our newcomer population.