Things to do in Canada in Summer: Ontario + Quebec attractions

Ontario is the most populated province in Canada, so as you can imagine, there are plenty of things to see and do this summer. Equally, when it comes to Quebec, while most visitors head for the two main cities, Montreal and Quebec City, there is plenty to explore throughout the entire province: historical sites, cultural institutions, […]

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6 effective networking strategies for immigrant women

Hard work will make you successful, right? Wrong. I landed in Canada in 2013. As a newcomer, I quickly joined organizations and participated in programs thinking that I would build my dream career in the best way possible. But, at some point, I realized that every single person I was meeting would tell me: “if […]

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Carnaval del Sol returns to Vancouver for 10th year

Get into the Latin festival spirit at this year’s Carnaval del Sol, which, now in its 10th year, has become “the biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest,” according to its organizer Latincouver. From July 7-8, 2018, the main festival is expecting 100,000 people at Concord Pacific Place in the False Creek area of Vancouver. […]

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Don’t miss Mississauga Polish Day on June 9

This Saturday, June 9, you can be Polish for a day at the Mississauga Polish Day festival. The city’s annual Polish cultural festival offers a full day (from noon to 11 p.m.) of music, dance, an art studio, film screenings, traditional food (think sausages, pierogies, cabbage rolls, sauerkraut and more!) and children’s village at Mississauga Celebration […]

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A new voter’s guide for the Ontario provincial election

The 2018 provincial election in Ontario is on June 7. If you are 18 and older, a Canadian citizen and a resident of Ontario, you will soon be able to have your say in choosing your provincial representatives. If you’re a new citizen and have never voted here before, the process of voting may seem […]

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Head to Brampton for #MonsterWorld Mashup

#MonsterWorld Mashup, a one-of-a-kind world music festival, is coming to Brampton, June 1-2, 2018. The festival showcases unique acts that cross cultural boundaries in the heart of the city. The festival breaks boundaries with high-energy urban world music, captivating spoken word performances, hilarious comedy and a bold visual arts exhibit.  “Cutting edge artists, high energy, […]

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Celebrating the Royal Wedding the British expat way

U.K.-born Nicola Enright-Morin shares how she’ll make the most of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding from Canada   There are plenty of occasions where, as a British ex-pat, you long to be back in the U.K. But there is nothing quite like a royal wedding to get your heart yearning for all the pomp […]

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Voices TV to broadcast in diverse languages simultaneously

Although Canada has two official languages (English and French), in a multicultural country, hearing a variety of languages spoken is a given. A new television venture plans to reflect this linguistic diversity with a multicultural television channel that will, with innovative technology, allow Canadians of all communities and backgrounds to access programming content in the […]

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