Immigration Watch Canada at York University

September 1, 2014 Anti-immigration flyers went up on York University’s Keele campus, leading to the formation of Racism Watch York, a collective of racialized students seeking sanctions from the University Administration against the organization responsible for the flyers. Featuring Ommé-Salma Rehemtullah. Headline produced for the September 1st, 2014 edition of GroundWire, the NCRA’s national community… Read More Immigration Watch Canada at York University

Allowing Refugees, Migrants and Asylum Seekers to RISE

The treatment of Australia’s ‘Boat people’ is currently a hot topic in the national media. Should Australia be taking refugees? Can we handle more refugees? Will we be overrun by an ‘Asian invasion’? What do we do with people who arrive without visas? The solution to this trumped-up paranoia is detention. About 50,000 people overstay… Read More Allowing Refugees, Migrants and Asylum Seekers to RISE

Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform

February 2010 This year, Christmas Eve passed in Toronto as it always does, snowless, but still cold, malls filled to the brim with frantic shoppers. But while most of us were trimming the tree, singing carols and watching Miracle on 34th Street, the families of five Rexdale construction workers were devastated with the news of… Read More Deaths on Christmas Eve a status issue: Why five men fell almost 130 feet from a faulty construction platform