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Amnesty uses World Water Day to highlight environmental racism in Canada

Amnesty uses World Water Day to highlight environmental racism in Canada | Culture | Scoop.it
Seamus O'Regan is marking World Water Day with a tip of the hat to the Liberals' work on eliminating long-term boil water advisories in First Nations communities.
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U.S. not meeting terms of international caribou agreement, say Indigenous gov'ts of Arctic refuge plan | CBC News

U.S. not meeting terms of international caribou agreement, say Indigenous gov'ts of Arctic refuge plan | CBC News | Culture | Scoop.it
In 1987, Canada and the U.S. signed the International Porcupine Caribou Agreement to protect the herd.
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OPINION: Elimination of racial discrimination | Editorials | Opinion | The Guardian

OPINION: Elimination of racial discrimination | Editorials | Opinion | The Guardian | Culture | Scoop.it
Paola Flores

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In 1966, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 21 (Thursday) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This year the observance of this special day reminds us of the horror
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Montreal And Toronto Named One Of The Best Cities In The World In 2019

Montreal And Toronto Named One Of The Best Cities In The World In 2019 | Culture | Scoop.it
If you live in Montreal or Toronto, you live in one of the best cities in the world, according to a new ranking by Time Out magazine.
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Unprecedented survey of Jews in Canada finds 'exceptional cohesion,' highlights paths for programming and education

Unprecedented survey of Jews in Canada finds 'exceptional cohesion,' highlights paths for programming and education | Culture | Scoop.it
In a few years, Canada’s Jewish population may exceed 400,000, making it the largest Jewish community outside of Israel and the United States. And yet, the Canadian Jewish community is one of the least studied in the world – until now.
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Opinion | St. Patrick’s Day a celebration of being Irish

For Canadians with Irish ancestry, St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of being Irish and sharing with folks, all over the world, the love for a country and traditions many have only heard abou
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Sook-Yin Lee Calls Out Cancel Call-Out Culture

Sook-Yin Lee Calls Out Cancel Call-Out Culture | Culture | Scoop.it
Sook-Yin Lee opens up about her new stage production Unsafe, which tackles censorship and call-out culture in Canada.
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Focus - Canada sees worrying rise in hate crimes

Focus - Canada sees worrying rise in hate crimes | Culture | Scoop.it
Canada has a reputation as a tolerant, welcoming nation. But hate crimes are on the rise, with Muslims, Jews and people of African origin the main targets. This worrying trend is especially visible in Ontario and Quebec, two provinces where most legal newcomers to the country decide to settle. Our correspondents report.
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A hundred years later, the Canadian Jewish Congress’s legacy lives on

A hundred years later, the Canadian Jewish Congress’s legacy lives on | Culture | Scoop.it
In its efforts to forge an identity for Jewish immigrants in Canada, the CJC set a standard for social justice that remains strong
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Review: In The New Canadian Curling Club, multiculturalism meets small-town racism with grace and some gags

Review: In The New Canadian Curling Club, multiculturalism meets small-town racism with grace and some gags | Culture | Scoop.it
At times, the play feels like an infomercial celebrating Canada’s multicultural mandate, but it strikes some graceful notes about race and resilience
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Richmond resident nominated for B.C. Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards

Richmond resident nominated for B.C. Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards | Culture | Scoop.it
"Racial harmony is not something static, which a society has or does not have - it’s something people need to make an effort to maintain," said Edward Liu.
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Hutterite-raised author wants to tell 'important story' of oft-misunderstood group | The Star

Hutterite-raised author wants to tell 'important story' of oft-misunderstood group | The Star | Culture | Scoop.it
Mary-Ann Kirkby’s book on growing up in a Hutterite colony is being re-released as the group marks just over a century in Western Canada.
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Secret to longevity? 100-year-old drinks spiked espresso everyday | CTV News

Giuseppe Silveri starts his day by spiking a shot of espresso for himself and for his neighbour.
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The lure of the big city is making small-town Canada poorer | The Star

The lure of the big city is making small-town Canada poorer | The Star | Culture | Scoop.it
Canada’s big cities are taking on a momentum of their own, drawing in the best and the brightest from the rest of the country, and around the world but there are mounting signs that everywhere else is on the flip side of that urban momentum, Heather Scoffield writes.
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Why the Labrador Winter Games is a draw for female designers | CBC News

Why the Labrador Winter Games is a draw for female designers | CBC News | Culture | Scoop.it
Women from across Labrador have converged on Happy Valley-Goose Bay for reasons just as important as sport at the Labrador Winter Games. 
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A Bite-Size Square of Canada’s History, Culture and Craving - The New York Times

A Bite-Size Square of Canada’s History, Culture and Craving - The New York Times | Culture | Scoop.it
How the Nanaimo bar, a three-layer no-bake treat from British Columbia, conquered a nation’s palate.
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Eisen's Holocaust memoir dukes it out for prominence on CBC Radio

Eisen's Holocaust memoir dukes it out for prominence on CBC Radio | Culture | Scoop.it
Holocaust survivor Max Eisen's memoir, By Chance Alone, has skyrocketed in popularity lately after being named one of the 2019 Canada Reads contenders.
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International survey on nationality: Who is “accepted”

International survey on nationality: Who is “accepted” | Culture | Scoop.it
Who is a “real” .... (insert your country here) Does someone “belong” to your country, or not?  It seems there are about six categories of opinion according to the international polling agency Ipsos. A second survey just released by the Canadian polling firm Angus Reid also weighs in on the issue, but with the nuance…
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This couple recreates Colombia's café culture in their Markham restaurant | CBC News

This couple recreates Colombia's café culture in their Markham restaurant | CBC News | Culture | Scoop.it
The Toston is the couple's unique approach to recreate the all-day café culture of Colombia, whether it's a plate of pandebono and coffee for breakfast or a hearty meat platter for dinner.
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Languages Canada conference spotlights diversity in internationalisation

Languages Canada conference spotlights diversity in internationalisation | Culture | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
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'Hatred has consequences': Immigration minister says online hate fuels racist attacks | CTV News

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says hateful comments online feed a narrative that can lead to violent attacks such as Friday’s shooting at two New Zealand mosques.
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St Patrick's Day celebrates Irish culture rather than a religion

St Patrick's Day celebrates Irish culture rather than a religion | Culture | Scoop.it
You don’t have to be saintly or even Irish, to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day.
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Caregivers: ‘We need you, but we do not want you’

Caregivers: ‘We need you, but we do not want you’ | Culture | Scoop.it
MONEY can delay the aging process. Rich nations have a longer life span for the elderly.Yet, to paraphrase the Beatles’ song, “Can’t Buy Me Love,”
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Graphic novel illustrates 'depressingly topical' history of Canada's largest race riot | CBC News

Graphic novel illustrates 'depressingly topical' history of Canada's largest race riot | CBC News | Culture | Scoop.it
Christie Pits, a new graphic novel by Winnipeg author Jamie Michaels and illustrator Doug Fedrau, tells the story of the 1933 riot of that involved 10,000 people in Toronto, and the climate in which it happened.
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Eighteen Canadians among the dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Eighteen Canadians among the dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash | Culture | Scoop.it
All 149 passengers and eight crew on board flight ET302 were killed six minutes after takeoff; the cause of the accident is not yet known
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