Dora Nipp, CEO of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario, reflects on the importance of chronicling migrant, ethnic and Indigenous stories as an essential means to understanding Canada in the 20th century and beyond
Omar Mouallem’s new book, Praying to the West, explores the unknown history of Islam across the Americas. (Author photo: Aaron Pedersen)
Omar Mouallem, author of Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped the Americas, looks at why an unshakeable faith in Canada’s multiculturalism project — common amongst the generation of Muslim immigrants who arrived in the ’70s — is not always shared by those who have migrated in the last 20 years, and is rarely felt by their children
A still image from “Can I just call you Sue?”, a short film by Soo Kyung Min exploring the pressure to conform as a new immigrant to Canada. (Image: Soo Kyung Min)
The publisher of Canadian Geographic and COO (and Fellow) of our parent the Royal Canadian Geographical Society lost suddenly at age 51.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is presented the Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Louie Kamookak Medal on July 29, 2021, by Society CEO John Geiger, Vice-President Wendy Cecil, Governor Janis Peleshok and Treasurer John Hovland. (Photo: Tom Sandler/Can Geo)
Elizabeth Dowdeswell presented Louie Kamookak Medal
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