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Architectural Tour and Enlarge Image

Enlarge Image: Is Winnipeg on the verge of something bigger? Photo Store according to Winnipeg Free Press. Izzy Asper J. The first photo of the posters that describe all 10 installations. Enlarge Image Architectural tour of the Related Items Articles In museum shadow, sacred fires burn on Look and touch The galleries of the An emotional journey Poll Do you plan on attending any of the opening weekend events? select all that apply Yes, I have a ticket for one of this weekend preview tours. Yes, I'm going to attend RightsFest. Maybe, I haven't decided yet. No, I don't plan on attending any events. View Results Enlarge Image (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Articles Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Articles Canadian Museum for Human Rights: The Hall Of Hope in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights THE according to Winnipeg Free Press. Some broad descriptions of the content contained in the museum 11 galleries have leaked out over the years. But for the most part, we've only got disconnected bits and pieces. Izzy Asper J. Related Items Articles Canadian Museum for Human Rights officially open Protest music fuels festival Enlarge Image Until today, there have always been more questions than answers about the content of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Asylum Seekers and Canada

Canada: Asylum seekers, according to The Star. Government-assisted refugees: Canada will welcome between 240,00 and 265,000 new permanent residents this year, of which as many as 13,900 will be sponsored refugees. Refugees are people who are outside their home country or the country where they normally live and are unwilling to return because of well-founded fear of persecution based on race, religion, political opinion, nationality or membership in a particular social group. There are three different ways for refugees to get to Canada: They have made their own way to Canada and claim protection under international law in this country. In 2013, Canada accepted 8,094 asylum claims. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Federal Privacy Commissioner and George Radwanski

George Radwanski: An immigrant of Polish origin, he went up the corridors of power in Canada, but also was engulfed in a storm over his expenses as the federal privacy commissioner in 2003. While he was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in 2009, the episode tarnished the last decade of his life. More Related to this Story, according to Globe and Mail. Radwanski found in contempt of Parliament George Radwanski, a former high-profile journalist whose term as a defender of privacy rights ended in controversy, died of a heart attack on Thursday. He was 67. Radwanski had offices swept for bugs (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Human-Rights and Human Rights

human rights: Installation # 3 - Canadian Journeys Photo Store according to Winnipeg Free Press. The question "What are human rights?" is answered by people whose images are projected larger-than-life on a scrim a cloth screen that appears opaque until lit from behind extending the entire length of the room. Their stories about human dignity, respect and responsibilty are subtitled in English and French, with images of sign-language interpreters translating in both official languages. The opposite wall tracks the evolution of human rights, shining a light on 100 milestones such as the principle of "do no harm" adopted by Hindus 4,000 years ago, to the UNs 2007 Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The middle of the gallery contains artifacts, including a ballot box from South Africas first democratic election that led to the presidency of human-rights champion Nelson Mandela. The first photo of the posters that describe all 10 installations. Enlarge Image Architectural tour of the Related Items Articles Look and touch Opening ceremony to symbolize Canadian unity In museum shadow, sacred fires burn on An emotional journey Columns True to Izzy vision Poll Do you plan on attending any of the opening weekend events? select all that apply Yes, I have a ticket for one of this weekend preview tours. Yes, I'm going to attend RightsFest. Maybe, I haven't decided yet. No, I don't plan on attending any events. View Results Human Rights Over Time (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Jamila Bibi and Canada

Canada: The elderly mother of six fled her home country of Pakistan and moved to Canada in 2007, according to CTV. The Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board, reviewing her refugee status in 2009, disagreed and A decades-long family dispute and false accusations of adultery that landed Jamila Bibi in a Pakistani prison surely filled her mind as she was deported from Canada this week. She feared her life was in danger, that she could be the victim of an honour killing because of the adultery accusations. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

John Laschinger and Olivia Chows

Olivia Chows: An internal letter from John Laschinger, the man masterminding Olivia Chows bid to become Torontos next mayor, outlined a change of direction as the former NDP MP collapsed in the polls, according to Globe and Mail. Chow, Tory step gingerly while awaiting Doug Ford It was an effort to rally the troops from a campaign on the ropes. Lets be clear, Mr. Laschinger wrote to Ms. Chows supporters in the days before Labour Day, when the campaign would begin in earnest. Ford and Tory are not progressive. Olivia is. More Related to this Story (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Manhattan and Sarah Amelia

Sarah Amelia: They are expecting 100,000 people to gather together on the streets of Manhattan this Sunday, according to The Star. The 34-year-old musician from Torontos west end packed her white cane and king-sized duvet, and boarded the overnight bus Friday and They are calling it the Peoples Climate March. Sarah Amelia Sackville-McLauchlan is one of them. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Scotland and St. Andrew Society

St. Andrew Society: Anne Moir, president of the St. Andrew Society, says she had become convinced in the last few days that the 'Ye side was going to win, but was relieved that Scots chose to reject independence. She now believes Scotland has come out better from the vote, according to CTV. "The things that worried me were immigration, defence -- where were we going to be if we're on our own? And now, it the best of both worlds." Though voters in Scotland have chosen to leave the United Kingdom united, many Scottish-Canadians agree Scotland has been irrevocably changed by the independence referendum. "Scotland now will be given the powers they ve been wanting to have and yet they still have the union," she told Canada AM. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Phillip Adam Driver and Robert Altman

Robert Altman: The film may try and speak Altmanese but something gets lost in translation. Instead it does something much more basic but equally satisfying. Once it gets past trying to emulate Robert Altman, it presents a funny and sad glimpse at the inner works of a very dysfunctional but loving family, according to CTV. Returning to upstate New York for the funeral he is forced to sit Shiva with his family, his over-sharing mom, a bestselling psychologist with fake breasts and a loose tongue Jane Fonda and three siblings, married mom Wendy Tina Fey , practical Paul Corey Stoll and Phillip Adam Driver , a free spirit who brings his much older girlfriend Connie Britton and In the novel "This is Where I Leave You" by Jonathan Tropper the family last name was Foxman. For some reason it was changed to Altman for the film, which, perhaps, was done to subtly infer what kind of film it wants to be. It a multi-character comedy with shades of drama and pathos, which, by definition makes it, in film critic shorthand, Altmanesque. Jason Bateman leads the large ensemble cast as Judd Altman, a successful radio producer who comes home one afternoon to find his wife Abigail Spencer in bed with his boss. His perfectly constructed world falls a part, sending him onto a tailspin that is only compounded by the death of his father. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Ryan Reynolds and Toronto Film Fest

Toronto Film Fest: This is Where I Leave You: All-star cast, but a contrived family, according to Globe and Mail. Love Is Strange: A gentle, traditional love story made for modern times Video Video: It was the role of a lifetime : Ryan Reynolds on the red carpet for The Voices The biopic "The Imitation Game" received the coveted Grolsch People Choice Award at the Toronto Film Fest. Laurie May, co-president of the film distributor, says the movie has all the elements that make audiences respond. CP Video Video Video: The Imitation Game receives s highest honour A romantic comedy set in downtown Toronto, Dr. Cabbie is the story of Deepak, an unemployed doctor who recently immigrated to Canada in the hopes of finding a job in medicine. Despite having graduated from one of Indias top medical schools, Deepak is unable to land a job as a doctor in Toronto, which leads him to convert his taxi into a mobile clinic which in turn garners him acclaim as a local hero. More Related to this Story The Maze Runner: A less sexy version of Hunger Games (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Scottish Referendum and British Prime Minister David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron: No one can predict the fallout of Scotlands decision to keep the United Kingdom united. But if Canadas two brushes with the sovereignty threat served as a prequel to the referendum, their aftermath should equally serve as a warning , according to The Star. In the dying days of the Scottish referendum campaign, British Prime Minister David Cameron and the opposition party leaders in Westminster all pledged their support for greater powers for Scotland if only the Scots would stay and Union triumphed over separation. Change was promised, but the pledges fell flat. Dealt with poorly, Scotlands No vote may be not so much a break-up that has been averted as a battle put off to another day. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Cab Driver and Kunal Nayyar

Kunal Nayyar: Kunal Nayyar, one of TVs favourite supernerds in The Big Bang Theory, jumped at the chance to play a loud, brash, Punjabi-rapping taxi driver in the Canadian film Dr. Cabbie, according to The Chronicle Herald. Nayyars character in the film, Tony, befriends Deepak, a doctor who has recently arrived in Toronto from New Delhi. Tony convinces him to start driving a cab for extra cash since hes I play Raj on television, an astrophysicist who cant talk to women without alcohol, and here I was getting the opportunity to play an oversexed cab driver that was very appealing to me, the 33-year-old actor said in a phone interview while on set in Los Angeles shooting the hit sitcom. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Air Canada Centre. and Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson: The former heavyweight champion was in Toronto for his sparsely attended one-man show at the Air Canada Centre. , according to CBC. Rob Ford is 'best mayor in Toronto history' says Mike Tyson Questions are being raised about how boxer Mike Tyson, a felon with multiple convictions, gained entry to Canada last week. Mike Tyson lashes out at TV host over rape question a day after Rob Ford endorsement (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Alison Redford

Alison Redford: Former PC cabinet minister Thomas Lukaszuk says he is starting work on what he calls a "behind the scenes" book on politics and his years under former premier Alison Redford, according to CTV. Redford quit as premier in March amid reports she spent lavishly on herself, bullied subordinates and threw temper tantrums and A member of the Alberta legislature is starting a second career as an author. Lukaszuk says there is a lot to the Redford era people don't know about, including the Tory politicians who tried to stand up and fight her spending scandals. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Darryl Dyck and Employment Minister Jason Kenney

Employment Minister Jason Kenney: The cost of paying Conservative political staffers working in a network of satellite minister offices ballooned by 70 per cent during the same years the government was asking departments to tighten their belts. , according to Winnipeg Free Press. The number of satellite locations with staff has risen from 11 to 16 to include smaller centres such as Kitchener, Ont., Charlottetown and Iqaluit. Employment Minister Jason Kenney is pictured in West Vancouver on August 6, 2014. THE Darryl Dyck Between 2009-10 and 2013-14, the budget for staffing at the regional offices rose from $1.6 million to $2.7 million, according to figures tabled in the House of Commons this week. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Employment Minister Jason Kenney

Employment Minister Jason Kenney: Between 2009-10 and 2013-14, the budget for staffing at the regional offices rose from $1.6 million to $2.7 million, according to figures tabled in the House of Commons this week, according to The Star. Several cabinet ministers, including Employment Minister Jason Kenney, Industry Minister James Moore and Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, have regional offices in addition to their headquarters in Ottawa and their MPs offices and The cost of paying Conservative political staffers working in a network of satellite ministers offices ballooned by 70 per cent during the same years the government was asking departments to tighten their belts. The number of satellite locations with staff has risen from 11 to 16 to include smaller centres such as Kitchener, Charlottetown and Iqaluit. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq: Between 2009-10 and 2013-14, the budget for staffing at the regional offices rose from $1.6 million to $2.7 million, according to figures tabled in the House of Commons this week, according to CTV. Several cabinet ministers, including Employment Minister Jason Kenney, Industry Minister James Moore and Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq, have regional offices in addition to their headquarters in Ottawa, their MP offices, and other federal buildings and - The cost of paying Conservative political staffers working in a network of satellite minister offices ballooned by 70 per cent during the same years the government was asking departments to tighten their belts. The number of satellite locations with staff has risen from 11 to 16 to include smaller centres such as Kitchener, Ont., Charlottetown and Iqaluit. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

East Timor and Toronto Star

Toronto Star: Somewhat similar arguments applied to the secession of East Timor and South Sudan. The velvet divorce between Slovakia and the Czech Republic was mutually agreed to, according to The Star. Scots have the right to decide it in their referendum, just as Quebecers did. Scots had voluntarily joined England and Wales in 1707 and now they may just as voluntarily leave. But should they and When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the Toronto Star was the first newspaper in North America to call for the recognition of Ukraine and other former Soviet territories as independent states. During the violent breakup of Yugoslavia, a similar call went out for the recognition, among others, of Macedonia. Similarly, Kosovo deserved its independence. Those judgments, which proved prescient, were easy totalitarian states were breaking up and using violence against long-subjugated peoples. What about Scotland peacefully seceding from the United Kingdom? (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Deepak Chopra and Vinay Virmani

Vinay Virmani: AT the tender age of 29, Vinay Virmani is juggling roles as co-writer, creative producer and star of the Toronto-set comedy Dr. Cabbie. In the film, Virmani plays a doctor named Deepak Chopra "a very common name in India", he explains dismayed to discover the medical degree he earned in India carries no weight upon his immigration into Canada. , according to Winnipeg Free Press. "It was interesting," says Virmani, 29, in a phone interview from Toronto. "A lot of the film was shot on the street, like Yonge and Dundas Square and people would see him and crowds would gather. Adrianne Palicki, left, and Vinay Virmani in Dr. Cabbie. Even wearing all those creative hats, Virmani was, to an extent, upstaged when the film signed Kunal Nayyar to the role of Deepaks ribald best friend and fellow cabbie, Tony. Nayyar, known to millions as Raj on the hugely popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory, boosted the films visibility exponentially, Virmani says. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Human Rights History and Royal Proclamation 1763

Royal Proclamation 1763: Taken together, though, they make up Canadas human rights history not all of it good. Documents on display, according to Winnipeg Free Press. Royal Proclamation 1763 IT It established that aboriginal title to land existed and continued to exist and all land in the colonies would be considered aboriginal land until ceded by treaty. And it banned settlers from claiming land, unless it has been first bought by the Crown from First Nations and then sold to the settlers. The proclamation set up the title-transfer process, saying it could only happen by mutual consent following a big public meeting between the Crown and First Nation, a process that established how future treaties were negotiated. And it reserved vast swaths of territory in the interior of the continent for indigenous peoples. WHY IT S Its often described as the Indian Magna Carta because it established indigenous land rights that exists to this day and ONE got rained on and the Queens signature is now fading. Another is a homely piece of lined paper covered in scribbles. Another is a bit of a mystery, perhaps created as part of a young law clerks education. of the historic records on loan to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights from the national archive in Ottawa. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Statistics Canada and Canadian Population

Canadian population: By the year 2063, Canadas population could reach between 40 million and 63.5 million people, the agency says in a report projecting demographic changes over a 50-year period. For much of that time, the proportion of seniors in the population will expand. Canadian population surpasses 35 million Immigration critical to Canadian population growth: census , according to CBC. But the trends identified by Statistics Canada reflect a shift in a labour market and in the need for services that will force both the public and private sector to change. Canada faces a big demographic shift over the next 50 years, with a growing number of seniors and a movement of people to Western Canada, says a report from Statistics Canada. How much Canadas population grows will depend on the amount of immigration and natural factors such as the birth and death rates. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Komagata Maru and Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada

Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada: The Komagata Maru wont be in Halifax this weekend, according to The Chronicle Herald. The Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada is bringing its exhibition and lecture series titled Lions of the Sea to the Olympic Community Centre in Halifax on Sunday and But its stories will. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

McClusky and Garlic Press

garlic press: So I feel like a bonehead when three garlic farmers tell me that the handheld press is the best way to extract flavour from the vegetable, according to The Star. McClusky has brought his friends Lisa and Bart Brusse, who grow garlic on their farm near Hillsburgh, Ont., about 8,000 bulbs a year and First, an admission. I thought garlic presses were dumb. You know those things that look like a nutcracker but with a grate through which you push garlic? We had one when I was a kid and the tiny grate was difficult to clean, always gunked with the detritus of past mashings. In cooking school they taught us to finely mince it with a sharp knife, telling us that garlic presses were for home cooks, a pejorative around professional cooks like the high school dropouts and ex-cons in my class. If you take a clove, you dont smell any garlic, says Peter McClusky, garlic farmer, founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival Sept. 21 and author of the upcoming book Ontario Garlic: The Story from Farm to Festival . When you crush it, because you re combining these different cells, you re creating a compound called allicin and thats the garlic smell. The best way to do that is to put that in a garlic press. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Taleb Abidali and Hossein Mousavi

Hossein Mousavi: The business partners behind Cresco are Hossein Mousavi, an Iranian who once drove cabs in Halifax before turning to building houses, and Taleb Abidali, an Iraqi son of a house builder and a former school principal, according to The Chronicle Herald. Only in Nova Scotia could this happen, said Abidali, who joined the business about five years after Mousavi started it in 1989 and Throw a dart at a map of major residential developments in the Halifax region and it will likely land on a project linked to Bedfords Cresco Developments Ltd. It would be an unlikely alliance in their homelands, but here they are marking the 25th anniversary of the business. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.

Thunder Bay and Alan Arcand

Alan Arcand: That the conclusion from a study released today by the Conference Board of Canada. , according to CBC. Alan Arcand, associate director at the board centre for municipal studies, said Thunder Bay ranks 36th out of 50. Thunder Bay and Sudbury have work to do if these two northern Ontario cities hope to attract more immigrants. The not-for-profit research group looked at 50 communities in terms of their attractiveness to newcomers. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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