7 Canadian sports facts newcomers may not know

Sports fan? Here are seven facts you may not have known about athletics in Canada. Hockey is Canada’s national winter sport, but lacrosse is the country’s national summer sport.   Lacrosse has Indigenous roots. Different First Nations played it across Canada more than 500 years ago.   The Royal Montreal Golf Club, founded in 1873, […]

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Immigrating with a learning disability

Overcoming the challenges and stigma When teachers in his native Bangladesh suggested that eight-year-old Azan (name changed for privacy) would be better off at home or sent to an “institution,” his parents despaired. Diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Azan could be disruptive in class, often even getting physical with his classmates at the […]

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SUCCESS immigrant agency turns 45

Vancouver-based immigrant serving agency SUCCESS has turned 45. For its longstanding service, Senator Mobina Jaffer, MP Jenny Kwan, Senator Yonah Martin, Minister Harjit Sajjan, Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, MP Alice Wong and Senator Yuen Pau Woo co-hosted a delegation from SUCCESS at an event on Parliament Hill last week. Named SUCCESS on the Hill, the lunch […]

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Australia’s Commonwealth Bank agrees to US$530M-fine over money laundering breaches

Australia's Commonwealth Bank agrees to US$530M-fine over money laundering breaches

The Commonwealth Bank agreed on Monday to the largest civil penalty in Australian corporate history to settle claims it breached anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.

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LGBTQ immigrants need better settlement services

Sulaimon Giwa, Memorial University of Newfoundland When you hear the word immigrant or newcomer, what image does that evoke? Do you instinctively picture a racialized person? A foreign-born entrepreneur? Or a man and a woman with their children? There is more to the Canadian immigration narrative than this. It is not just the Canadian public […]

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The secrets of immigrant student success

Canada is consistently one of the top 10 destination countries for international migrants. More than 7.5 million foreign-born Canadians entered the country through the immigration process, according to 2016 Census data — representing more than one in five Canadians and more than one third of school-aged students. Canada was also the first country in the […]

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What does housing cost in different Canadian cities?


A comparison of rental and buying housing prices in Canada There are many factors to consider when moving into a new home, one of the most important being cost. To give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for a home in Canada, we’ve laid out the average monthly rent and mortgage […]

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Buying a condo? Alexey Saltykov of CondoEssentials can help

Russian-born Alexey Saltykov came to Canada via Germany with a job in hand as a management consultant in the insurance industry. His company asked if he wanted to transfer to Toronto, and he jumped at the opportunity. Three years later, Saltykov saw a niche insurance need in Canada, and took another leap — this time […]

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