Is ‘cold and flu season’ making you sick?

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:36:47 +0000

Few people can afford to be sick. Sickness negatively affects our ability to function well, in all our various roles, at work and at home. As newcomers to Canada, we are normally required to wait a few months before having full access to publicly funded health care services. If we are job searching, it can […]

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Just a few days left to nominate for RBC Top 25

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:48:55 +0000

Nominate someone today for the “Oscars” of immigrant success Is there an inspiring immigrant deserving of recognition that you know? Nominations are open for the 11th annual awards program until February 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m. EST. To nominate someone for this prestigious national awards program, go to to fill out the simple online nomination form. A […]

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It’s cold in Canada right now!

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:40:01 +0000

The snow and cold are still covering much of Canada. While some moderate snow is expected in Metro Vancouver this week, in Toronto, an Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been issued until further notice by Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, based on information from Environment Canada. Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are […]

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Grants for community-building programs available in B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:10:35 +0000

Neighbourhood Small Grants Program now open for applications Have an idea to bring your neighbours together in your community, celebrate diversity and increase a sense of belonging? Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) from the Vancouver Foundation are once again available for people who want to make a difference in their neighbourhoods. Grants of up to $500 are […]

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RTV founder Taya Rtichsheva is camera ready in Winnipeg

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:57:43 +0000

Taya Rtichsheva is the perfect picture of an immigrant who found ways to prove any and all of her doubters wrong. Born and raised in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, Rtichsheva was a very active child, getting hooked on rhythmic gymnastics at the age of five and later taking classical guitar lessons, before discovering her passion for journalism. […]

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NFB ‘In Canada’ film reflects on themes of journey, arrival and belonging

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:30:52 +0000

Canadian Immigrant presents National Film Board films on immigration and diversity. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is a federal cultural agency within the portfolio of the Canadian Heritage Department. Its mission is to provide, through film, “new perspectives on Canada and the world from Canadian points of view” — and immigrant voices have […]

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Japanese-born artists show work in Vancouver

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:13:53 +0000

Accomplished artists Seiji Kuwabara and Shinsuke Minegishi are exhibiting their work influenced by both Japanese and Canadian cultures A new art exhibition in Vancouver, Connection: Tsunagari, features the work of two Japanese-born Canadian artists, reflecting how their lives are influenced by their two different and unique cultures. In this exhibition, held until February 27 at Visual […]

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Suhaag wedding show in Toronto this Sunday

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 20:30:45 +0000

The Suhaag Show, a must-attend event for all brides and grooms to be and their families and friends, is happening this Sunday, February 10, 2019, in Toronto at the International Centre (6900 Airport Rd.). The Suhaag Show promises to be the one-stop destination for all that you need to prepare for your dream wedding.  You […]

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More funding dollars for immigrant integration in B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:03:34 +0000

New funding for Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants and BC Settlement and Integration Services announced at DIVERSEcity community campus Immigrants will get more help settling in B.C. and finding careers in their fields as a result of additional funding from the provincial government that expands settlement services by more than 45 per cent — the highest […]

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New job? Set yourself up for success in the first 90 days

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 22:51:54 +0000

How to master your first days in a new position or company Congratulations — you made the cut and got hired over others, many with similar skills and experiences. As you get ready to start a new job, you may be brimming with confidence. So, what next? Remember that you have a small window of […]

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