Diversity and inclusion: three factors to consider when job hunting

Credit to Author: Ivy Chiu| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 02:41:35 +0000

With finding employment being one of the top priorities for new immigrants, it’s important to consider several factors when you are job hunting – including looking for an environment where you feel welcomed and supported.  This is an important consideration given that we spend a lot of time on a daily basis in our workplace. […]

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explorASIAN Recognition Gala celebrates Asian-Canadian culture

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:49:17 +0000

Every year, after a very active month full of cultural events, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) culminates its explorASIAN Festival with a Recognition Gala to celebrate and thank individuals, and/or cultural organizations that have made a difference in the Pan-Asian and Asian-Canadian arts and culture in the city’s communities and neighbourhoods. One of the […]

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Cultural Hotspot launched in north Etobicoke and York neighbourhoods

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 12:35:24 +0000

On May 25, 2019, Mayor John Tory launched Toronto’s sixth annual Cultural Hotspot, which celebrates and spotlights the arts, culture and food in the City’s north Etobicoke and York neighbourhoods. The Cultural Hotspot will run from May through October and will feature numerous community festivals, events, dance performances and workshops for youth and seniors. The […]

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Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team welcomes new Canadians

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 22:41:14 +0000

Earlier this month, Canada Soccer hosted a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field in Toronto, where Canada’s Women’s National Team welcomed 27 new citizens from 12 countries into the Canadian family. The new Canadians and their guests were back on the field the very next day to see Canada score a win against Mexico in […]

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Showcasing changing voices and faces of the GTA at #MonsterWorld Mashup

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:26:02 +0000

What do you get when you mix some high-energy urban music, show-stopping bhangra and side-splitting comedy? #MonsterWorldMashup comes back to the GTA after last year’s inaugural success. On May 31 and June 1, 2019, the festival is set to bring some high-energy entertainment to Brampton audiences. May 31 will be the #MonsterWorld Launch Party & […]

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Celebrating the fifth annual Toronto Newcomer Day

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 03:02:39 +0000

The City of Toronto is celebrating Toronto’s diverse communities on May 16, 2019 with its fifth annual Toronto Newcomer Day. All are invited to join in celebrations to welcome newcomers in Toronto with activities and entertainment at this showcase of Toronto’s diverse communities. An important community-building event According to Vera Dodic, Manager, Toronto Newcomer Office, City […]

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‘Preferably Caucasian’: Company slammed for ‘offensive’ LinkedIn job posting, apologizes

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 05:14:27 +0000

Company sorry for racist job posting

A U.S.-based company apologized after they drew flak for a LinkedIn job posting that specified a candidate be “preferably Caucasian.”

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