Thought Pieces

The Canadian Project

The Canadian Project

Let’s be honest with ourselves; we are all New Canadians. Only Canada’s First Nations have legitimate claim of being first to the party. And while it is crucial we acknowledge and reconcile Canada’s colonialist past and the ongoing, systemic barriers...
Update: recent activities at WelcomeHomeTO

Update: recent activities at WelcomeHomeTO

I started coming to Civic Tech Toronto meet-ups just over a month ago and joined the Welcome Home TO team – and in that short amount of time, the team has been remarkably busy! Over the past few weeks, one of our main goals has been working on getting this very...
The Plaza Hotel

The Plaza Hotel

“Marhaba,” I say. “Ish mi Craig.” “Is mi,” my teacher corrects me. “Not ish, is.” I say it again – marhaba, hello. Is mi Craig; my name is Craig. My new Arabic teacher is Khaled, a 10 year-old new Canadian with an infectious smile and a great deal of patience....