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Indigenous, Politics

Pipeline protesters delay Trudeau speech

Dozens of drumming and chanting protesters delayed on Tuesday a speech by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a forum dedicated to relations between Canada’s Indigenous communities and the federal government. Trudeau finally spoke at the Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Black History Month: We’re here and we mean business

The second annual International Black Economic Forum This major economic event takes place this weekend in Montreal. Frantz Saintellemy, entrepreneur is the honorary president this year of the international forum. He is also the founder of Group 3737, a business »

Politics, Society

A top call for action to welcome Syrian refugees

Canada’s Governor General convened a forum to call on all sectors of Canadian society to welcome Syrian refugees and to help them integrate.  At the same time, refugee aid groups in Montreal are overwhelmed with the response from ordinary people »