Here’s a very sad commentary on the relationship between what we see and what we perceive. Is it possible that just by looking at someone influences what we hear? Certainly our assumptions and stereotypes affect our perceptions but this article points to how just […]
Mohammad was in the running for a promotion but never got it. Why? According to his manager, Mohammad was considered rude by several of his colleagues. There were complaints about him being overly critical, raising his voice regularly and often making jokes at meetings […]
Diversity is Our Strength is the city of Toronto’s motto, found at the bottom of our coat of arms. Given the importance of continually finding ways to strengthen dialogue, build bridges between communities and reduce discrimination, the Canadian Race Relations Federation (CRRF) recently held […]
English spelling is so crazy and I am constantly apologizing to my students for this. While there are reasons for why it turned out like this. there are ongoing attempts to standardize the spelling, none of which have worked to date.
It seems now […]
Some facts about homeless immigrant youth in Canada:
Nearly 2 out of 3 have origins in Africa or the Caribbean.
Over 1 in 3 identified as LGBTQ.
Over 25% identified as being a parent.
Over 50% report some level of religious or faith identity.
Family conflict was cited by […]
I love living in multicultural Toronto. I remember when I was living in Central America, there was an international political event. I went to the conference center and suddenly felt at home, seeing all the different faces, the African robes and the Indian saris. […]