Top questions the Canada Revenue Agency gets at tax time

It’s tax season, which means Canadians are busy getting ready to file their income tax returns. It’s not always an easy process and it raises a lot of questions, especially for new Canadians. Here are the top questions the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) gets asked each tax season. Do I need to do my taxes? Doing your […]

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Six empowering women named in our fifth annual Immigrant Women of Inspiration special

Canadian Immigrant presents our fifth annual “Immigrant Women of Inspiration” special, with a focus on a group of talented, passionate women with strong voices who all share a common inspiration — to help other immigrant women break out of silence and find their own voice. It’s important work. While the issues that all women face […]

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RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants ‘Where are they now?’ series: Miroslav Reljic

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, we are looking back at some of the past honourees over the years in this special “Where are they now” series. Spotlight on Miroslav Reljic (RBC Top 25, 2017) Miroslav Reljic’s beginnings in Canada were quite eventful. Not very fluent in English, […]

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Two weeks until first Canadian Immigrant Fair of 2018 in Burnaby

More than 300,000 immigrants and refugees come to Canada each year, many with top credentials in their professional fields. Many more thousands come on temporary work permits in hopes of staying permanently one day. Some may be fleeing war, while others are seeking new opportunities and a better life. But they all have one thing […]

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Responding with openness and tolerance amidst rising populism

With recent reports of the rise of populism and anti-immigrant sentiment around the world, it’s important to know: are Canadians more or less supportive of newcomers and ethnic and religious diversity today than a decade ago? Just last month, the Mowat Centre released the results of their survey, Portraits 2017: Immigration & Diversity. Comparing results […]

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Diversity in business celebrated at Ascend Canada Leadership Awards

On April 3, 2018, hundreds of Canada’s business leaders gathered in downtown Toronto’s Ritz Carlton to celebrate five exceptional business leaders for their personal dedication, career achievement and contributions to the community at Ascend Canada’s fifth annual Leadership Awards Gala. “This year’s gala reflected Ascend Canada’s core mission of advancing Pan-Asian talent and leaders to […]

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Surrey-based Indian filmmaker Rami Kahlon in Telus Storyhive competition

Rami Kahlon is a young Indian writer and actor from Surrey, B.C., who needs your votes for her film project. Her independent film, Odd Girl, has been accepted into the Telus Storyhive pitch competition. “We are competing for funding to make this film and put local content, ethnic diversity and social issues in high school on […]

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Nominate now for North American Arab Women of Excellence Awards

Nominations are open for the inaugural North American 2018 Arab Women of Excellence Awards until April 15, 2018. “I would like to encourage you to nominate, honour, recognize and celebrate the achievements of a woman/girl of excellence that you know who is of Arab descent,” says Dahlia Mostafa, the organizer of the awards. Egyptian-born Mostafa, president […]

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