Raising kids in a new country means adapting to new ways of thinking

Although the majority of immigrants try their best to embrace the culture and values of their new country, it is not always easy, especially when it comes to parenting. One of the biggest challenges for immigrant parents is understanding how to raise and discipline their children in Canada. More old-school styles of discipline including yelling […]

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Women share their migrating experiences with the help of shoes

Twelve women took to the stage at Toronto’s Arts and Letters Club on November 7 and 9 to share their experiences of migrating to Canada. In addition to immigration, the stories had one other shared theme: footwear. “Shoes accompany us on all our journeys. They say who we are, where we came from and where […]

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New funding to support career development for Black youth in Ontario

Black Ontarians are more likely to have lower average incomes compared to the rest of the province, and Black professionals are underrepresented in key industries such as life science, finance, and engineering, according to the Government of Ontario. To address these disparities, the province recently announced a program called the Industry-Led Career Initiative, which will […]

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Autumn activities in Canada for family fun

  Autumn, or fall, is a season to celebrate the harvest and prepare for the arrival of winter. With the cool crisp air and the beautiful autumn sceneries, there is so much to appreciate about the season.  And there is plenty to do with families, too. Appreciate nature Enjoy the natural beauty of the season, […]

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Top 25 Trish Mandewo co-launches Women Influencers Awards

RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant (2017) Trish Mandewo is certainly a woman with influence, and wants to do her part to support and recognize other women, too. The entrepreneur, originally from Zimbabwe, co-founded the Women’s Collaborative Hub in Coquitlam, B.C., to support and connect women through motivational networking events and workshops. She and her co-founders […]

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