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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Jamaican Canadian Kayla A. Greaves on Black women and natural hair

Growing up in a Jamaican immigrant household in Montreal, Kayla A. Greaves has done a lot of soul searching about what it means to be Caribbean, a Black woman and a Canadian. Luckily, she’s a journalist and has the platform to talk about these issues in forums such as the Huffington Post, where she’s currently an […]

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Get a writing mentor from Diaspora Dialogues

Writers in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have just a few more weeks to submit their work to be considered for Diaspora Dialogues’ brand new Short-Form Mentoring program. This new program will help amateur writers from York, Halton, Peel and Durham develop their skills in short fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. While improving in their […]

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Top 25 Trish Mandewo hosts charity fundraiser for Sensabus Society

  One of this year’s RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, entrepreneur and children’s advocate Trish Mandewo, is hosting a charity fundraiser, July 13, to support her non-profit Sensabus Society of BC, which helps kids with autism and other sensory processing disorders. The fundraiser is a cocktail reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Vancouver Golf […]

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Happy birthday! Celebrating your child’s special day

Celebrating birthdays is a big part of mainstream Canadian culture, especially for children. But different cultures often have different birthday traditions and beliefs. So how should you celebrate your child’s special day?   How to celebrate Your child will likely be invited to many birthday parties from school friends throughout the year. They might be […]

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