Upcoming fairs and festivals in Toronto and Vancouver

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:39:37 +0000

Festivals are a great way to get to know a city and have some fun. Especially when some of these activities can be enjoyed for free! Both Toronto and Vancouver offer a wide range of annual events celebrating arts, culture, music and life itself. Canadian Immigrant has gathered a list of upcoming events, taking you […]

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Tips for staying healthy in the summer heat

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 01:41:03 +0000

Summertime is definitely fun and heat lovers may be enjoying the high temperatures. But did you know that extreme heat can pose health risks? According to Health Canada, over the next 30 years, the number of extremely hot days in a year is expected to more than double in some parts of the country. Here are […]

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The unifying power of sports. Let’s go Raptors!

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:20:35 +0000

The share of immigrants in Canada has reached its highest level in almost a century – nearly 22 percent of the population, with the country welcoming 1.2 million new immigrants between 2011 and 2016 alone, according to the latest census numbers. And, new arrivals are always faced with challenges no matter how prepared we think […]

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Raptors fan Mohamad Fakih revels in win

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:14:52 +0000

“When we celebrate the Raptors we are more alike than we are different” says Raptors fan and immigrant success story Mohamad Fakih Sports has a way of breaking down barriers and fostering positive connections. The recent NBA playoffs brought together people from all cultures and communities from across Canada to rally around the Toronto Raptors. […]

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Sports is common ground. Let’s go Raptors!

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:20:35 +0000

The share of immigrants in Canada has reached its highest level in almost a century – nearly 22 percent of the population, with the country welcoming 1.2 million new immigrants between 2011 and 2016 alone, according to the latest census numbers. And, new arrivals are always faced with challenges no matter how prepared we think […]

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Raptors fan Mohamad Fakih revels in Raptors win

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:14:52 +0000

“When we celebrate the Raptors we are more alike than we are different” says Raptors fan and immigrant success story Mohamad Fakih Sports has a way of breaking down barriers and fostering positive connections. The recent NBA playoffs brought together people from all cultures and communities from across Canada to rally around the Toronto Raptors. […]

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The importance of a positive mindset

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:19:32 +0000

Did you know that we could have as many as 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day? That’s an average of 2,500 – 3,300 thoughts per hour. Imagine if many of those 60,000 daily thoughts were negative ones…how would we feel? What would we achieve? How much energy would we have? For the average person, many […]

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Vibrant Brampton returns with exciting lineup

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:45:12 +0000

Downtown Brampton is all set to come alive to the sights and sounds of South Asian culture with the 4th annual Vibrant Brampton on July 27 and 28. Organized by the non-profit group Arts and Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA), Vibrant Brampton seeks to promote local talent and brings an exciting lineup of budding […]

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Summer fun: explore your local community & more

Credit to Author: Baisakhi Roy| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 02:45:57 +0000

Newcomers to Canada can look forward to a hot, hot summer full of fun activities with the family, especially with the young ones. This is also the perfect time and opportunity to get to know your neighbours and the community at large. Explore your neighbourhood Summer is short – eight weeks and some change. Keep […]

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Manage diet & lifestyle for body & mind wellness

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 02:15:00 +0000

Stress. The fact is that stress is neither good nor bad for us. Too little of it and we are not motivated to grow, or change. Too much stress and our body’s natural defence systems weaken, draining our energy and immune function, leaving us vulnerable to ill health – physical and mental ill health. With […]

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