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Building A Home: An Interview with Iqra Khalid

It is that much sweeter when you build a home as opposed to just moving into one. A force for change, newly elected MP Iqra Khalid did not let institutional barriers prevent her from being elected to represent Mississauga Erin Mills in Parliament. Rather she used...

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How can we encourage more Canadians to vote?

A few years ago, while visiting a mosque in a European capital, I came across a small circle of young women in a heated discussion about democracy. At first, I thought, ‘how refreshing to find young women speaking about such critical issues in a mosque!’ However,...

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Shattering Glass Ceilings: Q&A with Farheen Khan

In light of recent events, it has become more apparent that we live in a world where minorities are often discriminated based on the simplest of qualities: gender, image, dress, skin colour. So what happens when you’re a hijab-clad woman of South-Asian descent running for MP? You make...

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Lead Today For a Better Canada Tomorrow

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. You think times are tough today? They are going to get tougher. We aint seen nothin’ yet! With poverty on the rise, lack of...