Reflect on 2017, move ahead in 2018: tips from columnist Ivy Chiu

As 2017 approaches year end, the opportunity to reflect on the year that has past, and set new goals for 2018 is a way to start the New Year off right. In Canada, a common tradition at the end of each year is to set New Year’s resolutions; these are personal goals or commitments that […]

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Diwali Festival of Lights attendee receives $1,000 from RBC’s Someday contest

At the Diwali Festival of Lights, presented by RBC on October 21-22 at the Bramalea City Centre, not only were there lights, entertainment and much to celebrate, there was an RBC Someday contest valued at $1,000. RBC is pleased to announce the winner is Meh Wish Kamal, who won $1,000 by taking part in the RBC […]

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When opportunity knocks, author/speaker Sukhjit Singh says ‘open the door’

Indian-born Sukhjit Singh is one of those people who has an upbeat, positive attitude that makes you think anything is possible. It’s why he was named an RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant back in 2013, after only being in Canada for three years. And it’s no doubt why the career and settlement specialist with Peel […]

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Beating the winter blues as the cold weather sets in

As 10-year-old Carlos Castano exited Toronto Pearson Airport, he was greeted by brisk, Canadian air for the first time in his life. It was a happy moment, as the Colombian-born boy was ready to take on the new adventure of immigrating to Canada with his family. “As a kid, it was exciting to learn a […]

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Ontario Minister Michael Coteau wants to level the playing field for Canadians of all races

I’m early for my interview with Ontario Minister Michael Coteau, so I sit and wait at the Tim Hortons around the corner from his Queen’s Park office in downtown Toronto. In the span of 20 minutes (over a coffee and some potato wedges), I hear at least three different languages spoken, and see people of […]

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Environmental champion Kehkashan Basu brings hope

  Kehkashan Basu is the founder and president of youth sustainability organization Green Hope, as well as a recipient of the Turner Social Change Prize from the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, the youth ambassador of the World Future Council and a former global co-ordinator for children and youth for the United Nations Environment […]

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TOMORROW! Vancouver immigrant fair on Nov 9 with employers hiring, immigration help and speakers’ series

New to Canada? You’re not alone, according to the latest Census figures that show the growing number of immigrants in Canada — one in five Canadians (21.9 per cent to be exact) were born in another country. But the immigration journey isn’t always easy, which is where Canadian Immigrant magazine’s Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant […]

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Vancouver immigrant fair on Nov 9 with employers hiring, immigration help and speakers’ series

New to Canada? You’re not alone, according to the latest Census figures that show the growing number of immigrants in Canada — one in five Canadians (21.9 per cent to be exact) were born in another country. But the immigration journey isn’t always easy, which is where Canadian Immigrant magazine’s Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant […]

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