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During the pandemic, immigrant women briefly came into the spotlight as the hardest hit faction of Canada’s workforce. Those numbers don’t tell nearly enough of the story.
In Toronto’s ubiquitous nail salons, immigrant nail technicians are underpaid, precarious, and often exploited.
Throughout the pandemic, temporary foreign workers have worked in cramped quarters under unsafe conditions to keep our pantries stocked. Is it time they were given a pathway to permanent residency?
The parishioners at San Lorenzo are a tight-knit group of Latin American immigrants and refugees. When the pandemic forced the church's doors to close, Father Hernan Astudillo decided to bring faith and community to them.
In many immigrant families, elders are the pillars of the household. With COVID-19 revealing flaws in the way we treat seniors, what can society learn from how different cultures value aging?
In a city of immigrants, non-English language newspapers play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. Can they survive the pandemic?
For the millions of Torontonians with family overseas, COVID has meant not just navigating our own lockdowns, but living through theirs as well.
Active leisure is more important than ever, so why are we making it so hard to just go out and play?
In a city of immigrants, interpreters play an often overlooked role — trekking across the GTA to ensure new Torontonians are understood.
Jen Quinlan was just trying to get Roma kids to the dentist. She ended up picking a fight with one of Canada’s richest real estate companies.
For immigrant women in communities like St James Town, help arrives in a 31-foot Winnebago.
How breaking economic isolation is key to improving mental health for immigrant women.
A day at a clinic in Rockcliffe-Smythe that offers health care to anyone who can provide a postal code starting with the letter M.
As a counsellor, Ahmed Haider saw the way lack of meaningful work affected his clients. Then he lost his job.
How poverty and social isolation are affecting the South Asian community on Toronto's east side.
Language is one of the biggest barriers to engaging the people of Thorncliffe Park. The other is trust.