Jets’ Muslim hire makes NFL history

NEW YORK — Robert Saleh has made history that extends far beyond any football field. The New York Jets new head coach has families and community leaders excited in neighborhoods all across the country, celebrating the first known Muslim American to hold that position in the NFL. That’s a source of great pride for a group that has been generally underrepresented in the league’s on-field leadership roles.

What is it that the daughters of Bilal want to do?

Team Lioness shakes up the ranks of Kenya’s formerly all-male wildlife rangers. Eight Maasai women have unusual opportunity to gain experience in conservation. Six days a week, the members of Team Lioness rise at 5 a.m. and head off to work near Amboseli National Park in Kenya. In the dry and dusty savanna, the women are rarer than the elephants, zebra, giraffes and lions that roam the land.

Vaccination time

As we talk to people about the virus, waving journal studies and talking points won’t work in many communities, -Robert Blendon, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. That’s particularly true, Blendon notes, in ethnic and racial communities “that have a history of being demonized, lied to, or exploited.…when it comes to their health.”

New U of M program will help newcomer health professionals find work in Manitoba

As pandemic brings low-key celebrations, Manitobans who don’t celebrate Christmas say pressure’s off this year

I’m Muslim and didn’t celebrate Christmas growing up. But my Canadian kids had other ideas

Tastes from home – recipes from the refugee community

P.E.I. woman told to repay $18,500 in CERB by year’s end

Comic: how to avoid the common cold during a pandemic winter

Immigrant success

I’m a successful tech entrepreneur. Dropbox, the company I co-founded in 2007, has over 600 million users, 2,300 employees and $1.7 billion in revenue. But my story has its roots in Kansas. I grew up in Overland Park, the son of Iranian immigrants whose community never once doubted our allegiance to or faith in America.

Canada to dramatically increase immigration to more than 400,000 per year