Mid-Summer Provincial Nominee Program Update


From coast to coast, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) continue to allow workers, graduates, entrepreneurs, and their families with a pathway to Canada. The first half of the summer has seen plenty of activity, particularly from Ontario, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Alberta. Through the PNPs, Canadian provinces can nominate individuals for immigration to […]

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Indian-born Nazreena Anwar-Travas on finding herself in Canada

On the second day of June in the year 2011, a WestJet airplane began its descent to Calgary, oblivious that a worried immigrant onboard (me) was looking at the landscape below warily. An immigrant who had left behind a well-paying job, her home, her family and everything behind just because she had chosen to make […]

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Land your first job in Canada with these five tips

We’ve all felt the emotional highs and lows that come with job hunting. If you are new to the country, those emotions of excitement and angst may intensify as you search for a job in an unfamiliar market. Deciding to move to a new country is a major decision. Taking steps to build your network […]

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Reetu Gupta named among Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

  Immigrant children do well in Canada, so it’s no surprise that Reetu Gupta, chief operating officer of the Easton’s Group and the Gupta Group, has been honoured by Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 as an outstanding young achiever in Canadian business. “This is one Canada’s most prestigious awards for young business leaders and I […]

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Ria Money Transfer adds tens of thousands of locations to Indian network to serve world’s largest diaspora group

SPONSORED CONTENT  Wiring money home to India? Ria Money Transfer the third largest money transfer company in the world has signed direct partnership agreements with three of India’s leading cash remittance payout agents, Paul Merchants Limited, Weizmann Forex Limited and Transcorp International Limited. Ria’s new principal agents are well-recognized in India and each have more […]

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#BollywoodMonster Mashup Calendar for rest of the week

  You won’t want to miss out on any of the action at this year’s 7th annual #BollywoodMonster Mashup, the largest South Asian Festival in Canada! After a smashing #BollywoodMashup Does Brampton event last weekend, here’s a full lineup of what’s still coming up.   #BollywoodMonster VIP and Media Cocktail Reception C Banquets, Mississauga Thursday, […]

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Don’t miss Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games this week on CBC

Before any immigrants landed on this land we call Canada, there was an immemorial history of Indigenous Peoples who called it home. Help celebrate today’s Aboriginal youth by tuning into the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). Broadcast on CBC this week, don’t miss the summer’s most spectacular events of Indigenous sport and culture! […]

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25 things to do in the summer with kids for free, cheap, outdoor or indoor

Need some inspiration for activities to do with the family in the summer? Here is a list of 25 ideas that are free or cheap for any family to try. Outdoor fun for kids Go for a nature walk or hike on trails. Make it more fun with nature scavenger hunts and other games. But […]

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Navigating the gig economy by redefining what success means to you

In my previous writing on the gig economy, I introduced the concept of the “gig economy” as the increase in freelance, contract and project jobs that is signaling a change on how we see our careers, work, the job-search process and employer/employee relationships. The gig economy can be a story of horror or a story […]

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