Day: September 11, 2018

Opinion: Stop being scared and get to know a newcomer

Note: This oped was originally published in the Edmonton Journal. Photo (above):┬áThe family pictured in Kananaskis with Ayed Saad and Faika Satterthwaite earlier this year. As headlines mistakenly scream about a refugee crisis in Canada, as we hear claims that diversity is a threat to Canada and as alt-right anti-immigrant groups try to recruit the homeless at a Labour Day event in Edmonton, we seem to be in a constant state of fear. Why? What happened?…

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