immigration

George Clooney’s take on Wall Street, Dheepan’s refugee act and four more DOXA picks

  We’ve got two new films in town plus more to see at DOXA and if that’s not enough consider these: It’s Friday the 13th and if that calls for some horror entertainment here are two...

Vancouver teenager, Toronto engineer honoured for their civic engagement

17-year-old Vancouver high school student, who emigrated from Ethiopia in 2013, has been reaching out to young newcomers in her area.
Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving Canada today

Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving Canada today

Immigration Canada hasn't divulged the total number of workers who must leave today, but experts have estimated tens of thousands are affected.
Philip Mwimanzi, internationally trained dentist.

Underemployed immigrants a loss for Revenue Canada

When you look like a foreigner--as I do--you get to listen to many stories from immigrants who feel cheated by “the land of opportunity” they thought Canada would be. For example: A chef with eight...

Tina Fey stars, but Lily Tomlin shines in Admission: plus reviews of Olympus Has Fallen, Italy Love it or Leave It

It’s rare enough these days to find a comedy that doesn’t insult your intelligence: Admission deserves some credit.

I Am Nasrine is a great rendition of a common theme

At times the film has remarkable subtlety, and at others, it is in-your-face emotional.

Canada's growing culture of refugee exclusion

Almost 25,000 refugees fight exclusion claims yearly, according to a report by two law professors from UBC. Here's a look at the people behind the numbers.

Seeking refuge: challenges and changes in the Canadian refugee system

While Canada's record of helping refugees is well established, our current system continues to be challenging and complicated, and Bill C-31 threatens to make the process even more difficult.

Here I am--not sorry in the least--a Canadian at last!

Already I don’t know what to do with the flag.  It’s on the chair I am led to after I present my identification for the Citizenship Ceremony. It sits on top of the other materials: my...

You All are Captains: a film on filmmaking with Moroccan children

You All are Captains recounts the experiences of an European director teaching filmmaking to a group of disadvantaged children in Morocco.