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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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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Overcoming anxiety: self-help tips for newcomers

Credit to Author: Dilnawaz Qamar| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 12:00:29 +0000

Anxiety and immigration go hand in hand. The period of transition from one country to another is often not as smooth as most immigrants expect it to be. If you are a new immigrant facing tough times and dealing with anxious feelings, the good news is that you are not alone and this could just […]

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A Message To The Tesla Community

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 23:40:36 +0000

Tesla Model 3 Red LOVE Collage JRR | CleanTechnicaI saw a thread on Twitter with a message to the Tesla community that I think needs to be taken to the next level. It’s a thread from Bonnie Norman, a Tesla shareholder and Tesla owner. Bonnie is reminding us that our actions matter, too. Every tweet, every action, every interaction we have online — it matters

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The power of music in healing communities

Credit to Author: Vivien| Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:01:29 +0000

The Nai Children’s Choir’s teachers and their charges are composing a new song, Nature Journey, about immigration and integration, during their week of summer camp at at the Toronto Public Library Don Mills branch. The kids clap and bob their heads to the beat. A little girl crawls into her neighbour’s lap. “What is the […]

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Canadian elections: where major parties stand on the issue of immigration

Credit to Author: Steven Meurrens| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:24:40 +0000

On October 21, 2019, Canada will have its 43rd Parliamentary election. There are six main political parties running. The first is the Liberal Party of Canada, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Liberals are generally regarded as a centrist party and have governed since October, 2015. The second is the Conservative Party of Canada, led […]

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