Aruna Papp Interview

Reprinted from Dialogue. Interview by Juanita Julliet Singh On March 9, 2013, Aruna Papp established a record. She became the first Adventist Indo-Canadian woman to represent Canada as a delegate to the United Nations Conference on Global Violence Against Women. For Papp, it was a long …

Temporary Foreign Workers Should Become Permanent Citizens

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program is under the spotlight in Canada. Supporters argue that foreign workers are definitely needed in certain industries or in regions where not enough Canadians can be found to fill available jobs. Opponents of the program …

Canada Should Make Temporary Foreign Workers Permanent

The Temporary Foreign Worker program (TFWP) has recently become a hot-button issue as stories of employers abusing the system roll in. The government is scrambling to identify reforms that will satisfy both employers and the broader public. Offering more prospective …

Picking doctors by colour

In a recent position statement, the Canadian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists argued that immigrant patients’ expressed wishes to be treated by a doctor of their own sex, race, culture or religion — reportedly a common phenomenon — should not …

The Advocate

Originally printed on ucobserver.org Aruna Papp grew up amid honour-based violence in India. Today she’s a world-recognized champion for vulnerable girls and women everywhere. Pin-drop silence. That was the atmosphere on a sleepy summer Sunday when Aruna Papp, a lay …