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LGBTQ asylum seekers persevere in the face of legal aid cuts in Ontario that are making a tough situation even worse Read more

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In his latest documentary, the Chinese artist and activist captures the political and psychological warfare that's being waged on refugees seeking safety in Europe Read more

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A new photo exhibit in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum showcases sustainability through the lens of new-to-Canada immigrants and refugees. Read more

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The event connects big companies like Apple, Indigo/Chapters and TD Bank with trans and gender non-conforming jobseekers Read more

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The app combines aspirations with job experience to build real, attainable career paths for new Canadians Read more

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Stories written by and for refugee and immigrant women help open a discussion on sexual harassment, assault and rape Read more

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Whether they’re immigrants or refugees, they can change Canada in good ways Read more

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Legal Aid funds three refugee law clinics: one in Toronto, Hamilton and Ottawa. Read more

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“They made me feel like this is my second home,” says Syrian newcomer Zouvik Baghjajian. “And they helped me to take a step into the future." Read more

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Movie, presented by Mosaic Institute, sheds light on the refugee experience Read more

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Roof for Refugees Canada wants Toronto residents to consider renting out spare rooms or houses to Syrian refugees Read more

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Toronto non-profit lifts at-risk LGBTQ people out of danger to countries where they can live openly. “It’s hard to actually plan a life when you don’t know what’s going to happen to you.” Read more

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Maya Arulpragasam is determined to use her pop star status to change the way people think about refugees, question the rules of cultural appropriation and challenge digital colonialism Read more

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With Palme d’or-winning film Dheepan – about a Tamil refugee’s struggle in Paris – opening in Toronto on May 13, its star and ­the city's Tamils speak openly about their experiences in their home ­country and adopted city Read more

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The west-end food haunt opens its kitchen to newly arrived Syrian refugees holed up in hotel rooms Read more

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Organizers of an on online fundraiser plan to publish a free Welcome to Toronto colouring book in February Read more

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I'm also a Governor General's Award winner because of the kindness shown my family by Canadians like "Ong Bob" Read more

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Beiruti Grand serves up hope, community and jobs Read more

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