During the pandemic, funding became available in Québec for musicians to play shows for seniors, supporting performers who lost their normal audiences and income while providing entertainment to isolated residents.
Tanya, a naturalized Canadian citizen, has been trying to get her family relocated to Canada, or the US, for years. Unfortunately, her story is all too familiar for Afghans trying to get their family members out of Afghanistan.
Earlier this month, Canada’s immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced that the country will grant permanent residency to some asylum-seekers who have been working in institutions hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic: hospitals and long-term care homes.
Québec's new religious symbols ban is now in effect as teachers return to school under the new regulations. For many, they're unsure how to navigate the law that says they may keep wearing headscarves and other religious headwear — but only if they don't change jobs.
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