The sense of belonging that immigrants develop with their host society is not very often reflected in media coverage or speeches by public figures, which tends to focus on activism. What makes immigrants feel like they are part of their host society is, above all, having their basic needs met.
My name is Sidra Ali-Khan. My mother, Farah Ali, has liver cancer and is in danger of liver failure. Farah is a mother, grandmother and wife. She was put on the transplant list for a deceased donor in June. However, because of the long wait list and limited number of livers available, we are looking for a living liver donor with blood type O+ or O-, to donate.
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, [on May 22, 2020] announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
Pakistani Canadian Rubab Qureshi represented the riding of Edmonton Mill Woods, Alberta at Equal Voice’s second Daughters of the Vote gathering in early April 2019, which brought together 338 young women between the ages of 18 and 23, representing each Canadian riding and take their seat in the House of Commons during a historic sitting of the House of Commons. They were addressed by every federal party leader, and engaged with an array of Ministers, critics and advocates.
Dr. Juveria Zaheer is a Clinician Scientist with the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, and Education Administrator in the Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan Emergency Department at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).