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Norooz in York Region
Norooz or Nowruz is the Iranian New Year , celebrated worldwide as the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The holiday has Zorastrian roots that can be traced back thousands of years around Central Asia. York Region has a high Iranian population, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate Nowruz in one of the largest Iranian diaspora populations in the world. Footage from the video is taken from the Nowruz Festival at the Richmond Hill Performing Arts Center.
Publish Date: March 21, 2019
Mark Holmes with the Say Hello Campaign
Mark Holmes travels to Kingston, Ontario to meet with the Say Hello Campaign-- a small contingent within the city of Kingston, who call themselves the Kingston Immigration Partnership Program and a local blogger. They have joined forces to tackle social issues such as racism, discrimination and exclusion, all of which Kingston is notoriously known for.
Publish Date: March 13, 2019