Online dating: Humour matters more than ‘good looks’ but immigrants struggle with local jokes

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:45:12 +0000

If humour is used in evaluating cultural fit in friendships, romantic relationships and employment, how long does it take for immigrants to navigate the culture of humour when making friends, seeking future partners or looking for jobs?

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Docu-series shares diverse stories of immigrants and first-generation Canadians

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 17:34:05 +0000

A new 30-episode docu-series titled ‘This Far’, launched on YouTube in early 2020, seeks to give more visibility to the journeys, trials and triumphs of  immigrants/newcomers and first-generation BPOC (Black and People of Colour) Canadians. 

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Literary festival goes virtual with a line-up of free events

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 23:30:01 +0000

The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) returns for its 41st edition from October 22 to November 1, 2020, in a brand new virtual format that will be primarily free and accesssible from around the world. The festival brings together over 200 authors alongside musicians, artists and performers through live-streamed events, readings, performances, workshops and […]

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Vibrant Brampton features an exciting lineup of artists and performers

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 21:25:25 +0000

Vibrant Brampton, a festival featuring renowned and emerging artists from Canada, India, Pakistan, Europe and the U.K.,  will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday from July 21 to August 11, 2020. Bollywood and Punjabi Heartthrob, Navraj Hans, the winner of Rising Star 2 and Saregama L’il Champs, Hemant Brijwasi, Indian Idol 9 Winner and Bollywood […]

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#StayHome with #BollywoodMonster Mashup Event Week Begins

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:09:15 +0000

#StayHome with #BollywoodMonster Mashup Event Week Begins Largest South Asian festival in Canada is days away from performances by Bollywood celebrities like Sunny Leone and more!  News Release July 20, 2020  The largest South Asian festival in Canada is ready to launch its first virtual event, #StayHome with #BollywoodMonster Mashup presented by TD – The Ready […]

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Virtual event for Immigrant and newcomer actors and producers in film and theatre

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 15:41:07 +0000

Calgary-based Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation is organizing a virtual panel discussion to be held on Thursday, July 23, for emerging newcomer and immigrant actors and producers in film and theatre. Relevant issues for emerging newcomer actors who are interested in pursuing careers in film or theatre will be discussed. This virtual event will provide […]

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