The Zaveris path to success in Canada

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:33:28 +0000

Husband-and-wife Vishal and Trupti Zaveri help other newcomers with their financial consultancy business Vishal Zaveri and his wife, Trupti, came to Canada in 2005, both with professional backgrounds — he in IT and she in accounting. However, as many new immigrants do, upon their arrival in Canada, the couple went about accepting any job that […]

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Painter Carlos Delgado exhibits at Sur Gallery

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:15:48 +0000

Colombian-born immigrant artist Carlos Delgado shows the emotion of change in his portraits Toronto-based, Colombian-born artist Carlos Delgado, is presenting a solo show of his paintings called Transitions the paradox of change at Sur Gallery on December 6, 2018, for a one-night-only exhibition in Toronto. Known for his abstract portraits Faces of the System, which translate […]

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A newcomer’s dreams in Winnipeg

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 21:15:23 +0000

Young professional from India Amit Kalra shares his first six months in Canada The last year of my life has been a roller-coaster ride. Being a new immigrant in Canada, my voyage here has been full of surprises. I vividly remember the day, I received my passport with visa stamp on it, and I had […]

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Finding the place I belong — every place

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 19:26:36 +0000

Growing up in two cultures and finding my own identity along the way I was born in a tiny little village in India with a population of approximately 2,000 people. Everyone knew each other by their first name and the whole village was our community. It was the happiest childhood one could wish for. My […]

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Aminollah Sabzevari working for justice

Iranian-born crown counsel from Edmonton shares tips on the Canada’s legal profession Iranian-born Aminollah Sabzevari is a successful young lawyer promoting justice in Edmonton, Alberta. As crown counsel with the Department of Justice Canada, he has conducted proceedings in all levels of courts, from the Court of Appeal of Alberta to the Federal Court of […]

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Web designer Noud de Rover has customer focus

Tech success from Holland to the Sunshine Coast From playing on a Commodore 64 in the city of Haarlem, Holland, as a child, to working with code and SEO, Noud de Rover is today the proud owner of his own web design company Data Roots. The immigrant started up the business in 2015 in Port […]

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SFU’s Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan leads with optimism

From social work to university leadership, Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan’s career has been defined by a positive outlook, building relationships — and a little bit of adventure Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan likes to call herself an optimist. Chatting in a coffee shop at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., Jaya-Madhavan speaks candidly about life, work and her immigration journey […]

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The growth of Calum McGuigan’s marketing company

Fervent Events is 47th on the Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in Canada list Calum McGuigan is making waves in the experiential marketing industry with his company Fervent Events. What started as a grassroots guerilla marketing company has evolved into one of the top experiential marketing companies in Toronto. Over the past five years, Fervent […]

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Chinese-born Maggie Lu builds STEM career in Canada

Using science and technology to break down barriers as an immigrant Maggie Lu grew up in China with a keen passion for science and technology. She was interested in the many ways chemicals could be used to improve people’s lives. Upon completing her bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering, Lu moved to Canada in […]

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Salt Spring artist Nicola Wheston’s new show

On picturesque Salt Spring Island, B.C. lives a British-born artist who has become well known for her life-size narrative work. “It’s always been the every day and people’s stories that has interested me,” says Nicola Wheston. Wheston has come a long way since her art school days at the Ruskin School of Drawing at Oxford […]

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