July 2024 issue

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The Many Battles of Refugee Olympian Nigara Shaheen

She fled Afghanistan as a baby. Now she’s headed to the Olympics. How she fought her way to to the top.
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The New Arrivals

Over the past two years, Canada has welcomed a record number of immigrants. Here are some of their stories.
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When Asylum Seekers Have Nowhere To Go

Thousands of refugees live in shelters, hotels and on the streets of Canada’s largest cities. How the country is struggling to cope with a massive surge in global asylum seekers.
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The Reluctant Refugee

I was one of the first Syrian refugees to land in Canada in 2014. The settlement process was confusing, prolonged and alienating. How Canada finally became home.
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How Charlottetown Became an Immigration Boom Town

For more than half a decade, Charlottetown has sustained the highest immigration rates in Canada. The influx has saved P.E.I. from demographic oblivion—and made it a case study in the perils of ultra-rapid growth.
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How We Got to 41 Million

For decades, Canada has been a model of inclusive immigration. But over the last few years, the Liberals have admitted too many people, too fast. Why did no one see it coming?
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How I’m Making My Olympic Bid More Eco-Friendly

Elite sports can be big polluters. Here’s how I’m making my Olympic podium run better for the planet.
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Luna Elle Is an Old Soul

How this musician honed her mature, Sade-esque sound and nabbed a Juno nom—all before turning 20
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A Tour of Canada’s Coolest Collections

These obsessive hunters amass hundreds of Coke cans, Nintendo games, VHS tapes and more