Enriching communities: #Immigrationmatters to Canada

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 17:12:03 +0000

The #ImmigrationMatters initiative uses storytelling to inspire newcomers to Canada and also promote positive engagement in the community. The purpose is to foster balanced and informed conversations about immigrants in communities across Canada.

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ABS-CBN lauds Angel Locsin for community pantry effort

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 04:24:18 +0000

By NEIL RAMOS ABS-CBN is standing by Angel Locsin amid controversy relating to the community pantry she organized to coincide with her 36th b-day. The network released a statement praising Locsin for “her commitment to continue serving the Filipino people with selfless dedication and love.” The statement read: “ABS-CBN believes in the goodness of the […]

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Staycations banned in ‘NCR Plus’ on Holy Week

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 04:07:42 +0000

BY ALEXANDRIA SAN JUAN The Department of Tourism (DoT) has suspended the operation of staycation hotels in Metro Manila and its four adjacent provinces – Rizal, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna – for the entire week beginning Holy Monday, March 29. This was after the government has decided to place these areas, also known as “NCR […]

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Virtual volunteering during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Baisakhi Roy| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 12:57:09 +0000

Giving back to the community, a professional boost and their own mental wellbeing are all reasons why newcomers enjoy and recommend volunteering during COVID-19.

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Nissan Launches EV Shuttle Experiment To Build Low Carbon Communities In Japan

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 18:50:40 +0000

In a bid to to develop a revitalized, resilient, and sustainable community capable of living up to the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, Nissan, along with three local governments and eight other Japanese companies, has begun a field test for new mobility services and connected technologies to showcase the future of low-carbon community building […]

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Seeking phone support during the pandemic: Make use of services available to you

Credit to Author: Nandini Tirumala| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 00:53:04 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic, counselling and support programs and services have moved partially or entirely to telephone service or other digital ways. Taking the first step to make that call takes effort and preparation. Here are some tips to benefit from phone services and support available to meet your needs and build relationships with the service provider.

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Cultural Conversations Open the Way to a Vital Dialogue

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 05:53:27 +0000

On January 20th and 21st, 2021, over 600 registrants from across Canada and from over 20 countries around the globe will be viewing a two-day online event called Threads: Cultural Conversations. Over these two days, Threads aims to enhance a sense of community and belonging while broadening participants’ experience by presenting a multiplicity of viewpoints […]

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Neighbours: A Canadian immigrant shares her experiences finding family close to home

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 13:23:23 +0000

There is a Chinese saying which goes: “A distant relative is not as close as a nearby neighbour.” I found this to be true after Petra, a young South Korean woman, and her family moved into our apartment building in Toronto’s west end.

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Neighbours: Canadian immigrant shares her experiences finding family close to home

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 13:23:23 +0000

There is a Chinese saying which goes: “A distant relative is not as close as a nearby neighbour.” I found this to be true after Petra, a young South Korean woman, and her family moved into our apartment building in Toronto’s west end.

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Social gatherings in a pandemic: Finding creative ways to have a good time while staying safe

Credit to Author: Baisakhi Roy| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 00:09:20 +0000

Fall and winter bring important religious events and cultural festivals for many communities, and the need to connect with loved ones in this season is palpable. And then, of course, winter is a few weeks away which might prompt people to spend more time indoors. With COVID-19 rules dictating that social gatherings need to be […]

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