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The Ethnic Media on Islamophobia

Another prominent election topic in the ethnic media was Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s call to Canadian Muslims to get involved in the elections. The CHOU 1450 AM Overdose Arabic radio program in Montreal reported that Trudeau encouraged Canadian Muslims to participate in the elections at an annual Eid dinner, which was attended by a number […]

The Hon. David Lametti on ethnic media in Canada

David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, holds one of the most powerful offices in our Government. He visited the TLN Media Group Studios where he had an interview with host Camila González. Minister Lametti shared stories about his immigrant family roots and his thoughts on the role of ethnic media in […]

Apologies – Targeting an issue in the Italian Community

The following issue showcases how particular topics can have a lot more weight within certain ethnic communities than in the mainstream media. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to apologize to the Italian community for the internment of hundreds of Italian Canadians during the Second World War received widespread coverage within the Italian ethnic media, a […]

Vancouver Sun – Douglas Todd: The political use and misuse of Canada’s ethnic media

OPINION: The more Canadians learn about the priorities highlighted in 800-plus ethnic-language media outlets, the more they’ll understand political forces in Canada. Thousands of stories are coming out of the country’s ethnic-language media — and only pockets of Canadians know anything about them. More than 800 ethnic media outlets reach a range of distinct communities […]

Trending Early Summer Election Issues in the Ethnic Media

As summer begins at last in Canada, the country’s ethnic media have their eyes on the upcoming federal elections. Over the last two weeks in June, the ethnic media outlets reported on a variety of elections topics, prominently featuring the environment, the latest poll results revealing a Conservative lead, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging […]

Was the Race and Politics live event covered in the ethnic media?

On June 19, 2019, Multilingual International Research and Ethnic Media Services President Andrés Machalski and Vice President Silke Reichrath attended “Race and Politics,” a live event hosted by The Hill Times and CPAC at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The discussion was chaired by Hill Times Managing Editor Charelle Evelyn and featured a panel […]

Ethnic Media Election Coverage (15-22 June 2019)

Ethnic Media Coverage For the first week of http://diversityvotes.ca/, 61 election-related articles were analysed. Chinese and Indo-Canadian ethnic media dominated articles surveyed (44 and 21 percent respectively. The chart below provides the breakdown by different media sources. Major news items such as various polls on party preference, the Nanos poll on the importance of ethnics […]

From The Toronto Star – New tool launched to shine light on ethnic media coverage of election issues

Over 250 different sources across the country have already published about the launch of diversityvotes.ca. Check out the Toronto Start article below. OTTAWA — A new tool launched Tuesday could help voters learn what political issues are resonating in ethnic media and how that could impact voting in the fall federal election. Andrew Griffith, a […]

CEMA Partners Launch of Diversity Electoral Website

TORONTO – The Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) has accepted an invitation to partner the launch and support the ongoing execution of http://www.diversityvotes.ca, a joint pre-election venture hosted by Andres Machalski, of Multilingual International Research and Ethnic Media Services (MIREMS), and Andrew Griffith, author, immigration, diversity policy and data expert. The main objective of the […]