Ascend Canada conference encourages Pan-Asian professionals to ‘innovate to differentiate’

Ascend Canada, a non-profit Pan-Asian organization with a mission to advance pan-Asian talent, held its sixth Annual Fall Conference on October 12, featuring interactive workshops and thought-provoking panel discussions on the theme of “Innovate to Differentiate.” Ascend Canada, which offers programming throughout the year to develop leadership skills, and provide mentoring and networking opportunities, brought […]

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Multicultural marketing trailblazer Sharifa Khan is a finalist in the 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

A record-breaking 6,400 women entrepreneurs were nominated in this year’s Women of Influence’s 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards and multicultural marketing trailblazer, Sharifa Khan has been announced as one of the 18 selected finalists. Khan, the president and CEO of one of Canada’s longest running multicultural communications agencies, Balmoral Multicultural Marketing, is in company […]

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New country, new questions, new home

SPONSORED CONTENT   Moving to a new country can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. Before finding a permanent place to live, many people start out renting or living with relatives. Once you are more settled, you may be ready to buy your first home. Navigating your way through the Canadian banking system once you’re […]

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Citizenship Week pop quiz for the citizenship exam

If you are currently studying for the Canadian Citizenship exam, you most likely already know more about our great country than many Canadians who were born here do. Ask your co-workers and neighbours what the three parts of Parliament are, and surely you will be met with blank stares. While the official citizenship study guide […]

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Newcomer artists receive RBC Arts Access Fund

On the evening of October 4, art lovers headed to Project Gallery in Toronto for an exclusive opportunity to take in artwork created solely by newcomers to Canada. The event, more formally known as the RBC Newcomer Spotlight Celebration, was put on by the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Neighbourhood Arts Network to celebrate the recipients of […]

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Changes to Citizenship Act come into effect during Citizenship Week

On October 11, 2017, during Citizenship Week, changes to the Citizenship Act come into effect.  These changes include: reducing the time permanent residents must be physically present in Canada before applying for citizenship; amending the age range for applicants who must meet the language and knowledge requirements; and counting the days applicants spend in Canada […]

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Oakville Diwali Gala raised $281,000 for Oakville Hospital Foundation

The Oakville Diwali Gala is one of the most sought-after events in the Halton region of Ontario, Canada, and this year’s edition took place in September with great success. Traditionally dressed guests, members of The Oakville Hospital foundation, friends and families were all in attendance to celebrate the festival of lights in its true meaning […]

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Learn and connect at immigrant fairs in Alberta this month

          New to Canada? Canadian Immigrant magazine’s signature Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair is coming back to Calgary, October, 28, 2017, Saturday, at the Telus Convention Centre (120  9 Ave SE),  and Edmonton, October 30, Monday, at the Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Ave) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  […]

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Connecting newcomers and employers with Surrey Newcomer Employment Week

A brand-new initiative in Surrey this month aims to focus on connecting newcomers and local employers. The 2017 Surrey Newcomer Employment Week (NEW), October 20-27, 2017, is a city-wide initiative organized to build better bridges between immigrants and employers. Organized by the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP), in partnership with the Surrey Board of Trade […]

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