Burundian-Belgian-Canadian entrepreneur Diogène Ntirandekura on making Montreal home

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 20:07:06 +0000

My name is Diogène Ntirandekura. My parents were born in Burundi and fled the country to go Belgium in the seventies. I am born and raised in Brussels, Belgium as a United Nations refugee. I became Belgian while I was a teenager and I graduated in international trade from a public college in Brussels. I’d […]

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Entrepreneur couple Tibebe Woldemichael and Hirut Dagnachew welcome comedy and music as a way to teach tolerance

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 20:56:12 +0000

Canadian comedy Ethiopian Style Ethiopia is known for many things: coffee, its own distinct alphabet, and being one of the cradles of humankind. Standup comedy, not so much. However, at Toronto’s Hirut Café, comedy flourishes on the last Friday of the month and attracts some of the biggest acts in Canadian standup, such as Ali […]

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Tatsuo Kan’s journey from immigrant to local restaurant owner

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:04:02 +0000

Tatsuo Kan is no stranger to moving countries. Born in China to a Japanese war-orphan father and a Chinese mother, the family moved to Japan when he was 11 years old. He started learning Japanese for the first time then. After graduating University in Japan, he traveled around the world. He met his wife, Kanako, […]

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