Top 25’s software connects newcomers with locals

Akram Al-Otumi of Spritely Technologies is bringing his platform for tourists and newcomers from Halifax to Toronto Akram Al-Otumi, founder and CEO of Halifax-based Spritely Technologies Inc., is bringing his innovative tech startup to Toronto. Spritely features a platform for tourists and newcomers to connect with city locals in order to make visiting or relocating […]

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ProArteDanza reimagines Figaro in contemporary dance

A few days left to catch this Toronto production by immigrant choreographers Roberto Campanella and Robert Glumbek ProArteDanza artistic director Roberto Campanella, an RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant (2018) from Italy, is presenting the world premiere of the contemporary dance company’s Figaro 2.0, which he co-choreographed with ProArteDanza artistic associate Robert Glumbek, also an immigrant to Canada from Poland. […]

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Emerging writer in the GTA? Get a mentor

Are you a new writer in the GTA who could use a mentor? Diaspora Dialogues invites submissions from emerging writers who want to be matched up with mentor writers. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2018, and mentorships will begin in January 2019 and run for six months. Diaspora Dialogues is “an organization that supports […]

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Syrian refugee helps others get a jumpstart in Canada

Mustafa Alio is a co-founder of Refugee Career Jumpstart Project in Toronto, Canada Syrian-born Mustafa Alio has always followed his convictions. His friends thought the 23-year-old was crazy when he decided to leave his home country in 2007. He was the district manager for Syria’s largest telecommunications company, Syriatel, owned a dream apartment and drove a […]

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