The standoff weaves a tale of two industries: the American tech giants, who have grown rich by controlling the new infrastructure of information yet are now facing blowback for their monopoly behavior, and the Canadian media, who are divided between large, established companies that have atrophied in the digital age and newer, digitally native startups who grew up on it.
It may be only a matter of months before more people seeking a better life find themselves homeless and forgotten in Toronto, shivering on the streets of the world’s most welcoming country.
Naujawan Support Network, a group of young workers in Ontario, Canada, has been working to address one of the biggest problems plaguing their community — a rise in suicides by international students — and its root cause: exploitation at the workplace, which pushes them into poverty and desperation.
It began when my mother was apprehended and taken to residential school at the age of 7, where she stayed for seven years without once going home. I cannot even imagine all that my Mama lost. How could one know how to parent when all you knew growing up was a concentration camp run by nuns and priests?