Bayan Khatib finds her true calling in helping Syrian refugees

Credit to Author: Vivien| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 01:04:40 +0000

Syrian Canadian Foundation Executive Director Bayan Khatib knows what it’s like to feel utterly lost. When Khatib was a baby, her father, a Syrian political prisoner, escaped and fled to the US with her mother, leaving her behind with grandparents. By the time they reclaimed her, the couple had three more children. Khatib’s brother, jealous […]

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Conveying a ‘welcome home’ message to Toronto’s newest residents

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:36:02 +0000

Vera Dodic, manager, Toronto Newcomer Office, asks newcomers to call the city ‘home’. Vera Dodic grew up never imagining that she would live anywhere but in Belgrade, the city where she was born in former Yugoslavia. Having worked with refugees and internally displaced people back home, She experienced first-hand the profound challenges of establishing herself […]

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Bombarded with deliveries, veteran postal worker asks for family time

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 10:50:03 +0000

Bombarded with deliveries, veteran postal worker asks for family time

HANAM, Gyeonggi Province — In a nation heavily reliant on fast-speed delivery services, postal workers’ first-ever strike in the 135 year history of the Korea Post would have brought 245 post offices nationwide to a standstill.

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Danish-Canadian scientist Anne Steinø looks beyond the lab

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 16:52:37 +0000

That natural sponges from the depths of the sea off the coast of the Philippines could feature in the fight against cancer testifies to the wonder of science. And, perhaps more importantly, of its importance to humankind. Ask Anne Steinø, a Vancouver-based Danish-Canadian scientist with a PhD in Biochemistry and molecular biology, and she’ll happily […]

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Brazilian-born Elton Hubner shares stories through film

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 05:23:16 +0000

Elton Hubner always has a story to share. And he has lots of inspiration to draw from. Born in Brazil to a family of European immigrants, Hubner is what you might call a global citizen, having lived in Germany, Switzerland and Italy, and having travelled to 30 countries before coming to Canada in 2012. But, […]

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Homecare services company offers caregiver services and career opportunities for immigrants

Credit to Author: Johnny Zhang| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 05:45:34 +0000

Chinese-born Mary Lee heads up Homecare Group Canada Inc. Chinese-born Mary Lee is the successful entrepreneur behind Homecare Group Canada Inc., providing high-quality homecare services for clients, while offering hands-on professional training programs for those who want to be a nanny, a live-in caregiver or a live-out caregiver. Lee started her business a decade ago, […]

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The Bangalores find work and a home in Canada

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 06:18:07 +0000

Despite facing a few ups and downs, Keshav Bangalore and his wife, Preethi, have successfully settled in Canada, and now offer some tips for others In spring 2001, Keshav and Preethi Bangalore took their first steps into Canada with both hope and uncertainty. Like for other immigrants, the future was uncertain for the successful couple from […]

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Saudi-born actor Aixa Kay in the search for belonging

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 06:09:08 +0000

At first glance, she embodies a perfect Vancouverite. Dressed for the gym — her next stop — she confidently enters Lost+Found Café, a creative hub in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver where she spends hours writing. Yet, there is something revealing about her origin when she greets me with a reassuring embrace and welcomes me to share […]

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RTV founder Taya Rtichsheva is camera ready in Winnipeg

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:57:43 +0000

Taya Rtichsheva is the perfect picture of an immigrant who found ways to prove any and all of her doubters wrong. Born and raised in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, Rtichsheva was a very active child, getting hooked on rhythmic gymnastics at the age of five and later taking classical guitar lessons, before discovering her passion for journalism. […]

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