Chocolatier and medical student among Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:07:29 +0000

Immigrant entrepreneurs, activists, and academics across Canada have been recognized for their contributions to the country in a nation-wide immigrant awards program. The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards acknowledges the achievements of immigrants across the country. The winners are selected by a combination of online voting, and a team of judges. “We’ve had a […]

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Grade 3 students create comics about immigrant stories

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 17:27:04 +0000

Grade 3 students in a social studies class in Toronto have created comic strips about immigration using an online tool. The stories were gathered through online personal interviews, and the comic background was designed using Pixton, an online comic-maker. One of the students, Adya Bhartia, interviewed a close family friend she calls Aunt Ludivine, and […]

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Samiya Mirza and her family find warmth in Edmonton

Credit to Author: Nazreena Anwar-Travas| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 15:39:54 +0000

Samiya initially came to Canada as a student to study biomedical engineering and returned to India in 2010. Little did she know that three years later, she would return to Canada again — but as a newly married woman with an eight month-old baby. “Everyone felt that since I have already been in Canada, things […]

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