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- The Final Regs for TFW Vulnerable Work Permits = Good, But a Lot Rests on Implementation/Anti-Fraud
Today, via Part II of the Canada Gazette, the Government released the final regulatory amendments for an open work permit regime for vulnerable temporary foreign workers experiencing abuse as defined by R. 196.2 of the Regulations. See link here: http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2019/2019-05-29/htm … Read more »
- Taoyanzhen, Qiu Jin, and My Great-Grandfather’s Parable to the Great-Grandson He Never Met
First – to Frame I have been trying to write this piece for over seven years. I had this constant struggle with whether this story should remain a family secret/dinner table fable or whether there was a greater utility in sharing it publicly. I have decided, ultimately, there is. First, I was inspir … Read more »
- Why Lawyering With Honesty and Emotion Isn’t Always a Bad Thing
Last Friday, I had the privilege of mentoring two brilliant students. Both students were racialized law students. Both reminded me of myself. They were very humble, aware, fearful – altogether, so very human. I have seen my share of young law students or lawyers with fresh-pressed suits carrying an … Read more »
- Reflections from the ACCT Conference: Chinese Canadians Need to Organize Around Community Mental Health Resources STAT
This past weekend, I went to Calgary to join over 100 fellow Chinese-Canadians to attend the inaugural “Action! Chinese Canadians Together (ACCT) Leadership Conference. It was a weekend of deep healing and reflections on identity, progress, and the many barriers that still exist for us as a communit … Read more »
- 21 Day Anthology – Day 5 – Storytelling Training Session
I did training today with a group of Chinese-Canadian leaders for a workshop on storytelling. There are some really good things – which I don’t want to spoil for those eventually attend the workshop, but I will share the story that I came up with. Perhaps you could draw the key concepts we were aske … Read more »
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