Vancouver stories that resonate far and wide

The coastal city is uniquely placed, by geography and patterns of global investment, to bear intelligent witness to international currents

Vancouver stories that resonate far and wide
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The coastal city is uniquely placed, by geography and patterns of global investment, to bear intelligent witness to international currents

Debunking the myth of immigrant assimilation

Language, religious laws and practices, cultural and culinary traditions all function to discourage, prevent or, at the very least, slow down assimilation

Debunking the myth of immigrant assimilation
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Language, religious laws and practices, cultural and culinary traditions all function to discourage, prevent or, at the very least, slow down assimilation

Polar opposites: where’s the middle ground in politics?

By better understanding how various political factions differ, perhaps we can help close some fundamental gaps in society

Polar opposites: where’s the middle ground in politics?
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By better understanding how various political factions differ, perhaps we can help close some fundamental gaps in society

Curb the impulse to distort history for partisan purposes

History is not about judging the past or the people who lived it. It is about understanding how past events made us who we are today

Curb the impulse to distort history for partisan purposes
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History is not about judging the past or the people who lived it. It is about understanding how past events made us who we are today

Ramping up immigration without a broad-based plan disastrous

The federal government's plan to substantially increase new arrivals requires close co-ordination with provincial and municipal officials

Ramping up immigration without a broad-based plan disastrous
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The federal government’s plan to substantially increase new arrivals requires close co-ordination with provincial and municipal officials

Whether we like it or not, the world is changing

Some of the comfortable assumptions we have been living under are under increasing pressure

Whether we like it or not, the world is changing
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Some of the comfortable assumptions we have been living under are under increasing pressure

Let the Dreamers come to Canada

This shocking assault on traditional American values is accelerating an unprecedented talent migration that has been described as the Great Canadian 'Brain Grab'

Let the Dreamers come to Canada
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This shocking assault on traditional American values is accelerating an unprecedented talent migration that has been described as the Great Canadian ‘Brain Grab’

In search of the Promised Land

Migration has always been part of the human experience, as people escape natural disasters, drought, famine and/or oppression

In search of the Promised Land
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Migration has always been part of the human experience, as people escape natural disasters, drought, famine and/or oppression

Proficiency in English essential to success

Without the necessary language skills, students will be left behind. But are they willing to put in the needed work?

Proficiency in English essential to success
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Without the necessary language skills, students will be left behind. But are they willing to put in the needed work?

Do immigrants work harder?

With limited resources to fall back on and failure not an option, newcomers buckle down and make the most of their new life

Do immigrants work harder?
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With limited resources to fall back on and failure not an option, newcomers buckle down and make the most of their new life