Canada’s linguistic diversity continues to grow

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 16:17:31 +0000

The number of Canadians who predominantly speak a language other than English or French hit a record high in 2021, according to recently released Census data.

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How Raptors games and Bieber concerts are cultivating connections for young newcomers through shared cultural experiences

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:12:13 +0000

Cultural and community-building experiences can create a sense of belonging and provide life-long memories for young Canadian immigrants and their families.

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Open call for Toronto-based visual artists

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 20:09:31 +0000

Toronto-based Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery announces an open call for applications to the 2022 RBC Emerging Artist Network, a year-long initiative developed to benefit 25 Toronto-based emerging artists.

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Special days to celebrate Canada

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 18:48:49 +0000

Summer is here and so are special days to strengthen the ties that bind us together as Canadians. Take part in the ‘Celebrate Canada’ days that highlight our ethnic, linguistic, cultural and regional diversity.

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Ukrainian words and phrases to communicate with those who have been displaced

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 14:58:32 +0000

There’s nothing like learning a few phrases in the Ukrainian language to help Ukrainians feel more welcome, whether is wishing them good morning or asking them if they would like some water or food or other basic necessities. 

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Winning advice for 2020

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:47:55 +0000

We asked a few of our RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants from 2019 to share their words of wisdom and inspirational tips as we take on 2020! Here is their winning advice.  Rola Dagher, President and CEO, Cisco Canada “Thirty years ago, I arrived from war-torn Lebanon with few possessions and no expectations; survival has […]

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Wellness tools and resources to boost mental health are available to help immigrants thrive

Credit to Author: Baisakhi Roy| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 22:00:48 +0000

Anxiety and stress can be overwhelming for those looking to build a new life in Canada. Settlement programs along with wellness tools and resources to boost mental health are available to support immigrants reach their potential and thrive in their new home. Thirty-five-year old Sharmistha Manna’s enthusiasm is both unexpected and infectious. The Indian-born immigrant […]

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The OTHER: do we have an us-versus-them mindset?

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:20:10 +0000

The concept of self requires the existence of “the other.” Sociologists use the concept of “othering” to describe how differences are understood and identities are constructed. People often assume that because someone has a different skin tone or dresses differently or has a different accent, they may not have much in common with them. They […]

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100% Solar Powered 5/3 Bank Announces $6.2 Million in 2019 Grants

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:03:28 +0000

Fifth Third Bank 2019 GrantsThe Foundation Office at Fifth Third Bank, a bank that is 100% powered by renewable solar energy and generating more clean power than the bank uses in a year (which is why we started using it in 2019), recently made an announcement of almost $6.2 million in grants from 2019. These grants come through 8 major foundations that the banks serve as a trustee or agent

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THIRD ANNUAL MISSISSAUGA SANTA CLAUS PARADE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:23:45 +0000

Erin Mills Auto Centre welcomes Santa once again Written by Ian Colpitts – Mississauga News It’s that time of year again. The Erin Mills Auto Centre and The Mississauga News are set to host the third annual Mississauga Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Erin Mills Auto Centre. “There is no experience more […]

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