Last week I started this series with a common argument: that people who come to Canada should be prepared to become Canadian and “leave their ways at home”. If you missed it, you can read about the irony I highlighted last week here. This week I’m going to explore another phrase I heard recently: … [Continue reading] Exploring Resistance – Part 2
Last week at the Cities of Migration conference in Toronto, one of the panelists was Rachel Peric – the Deputy Director of Welcoming America. She and the organization were introduced as having helped to turn hostile communities into welcoming ones, which of course caught my attention right away. … [Continue reading] Inclusion Means Everyone
Happy Holidays to those who are celebrating today! If you have no idea what I'm talking about, it's Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year. This year, Rosh Hashanah began last night (September 14) at sundown, and continues until tomorrow evening when Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement - begins, ending … [Continue reading] Happy Holidays!