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January 2016

Immigrating: A Journey in Life and Words

When I was asked to write about my personal journey as a newcomer, one word immediately came to my mind: emancipation . Having arrived from a Western country, I’m not necessarily speaking of female liberation, gender roles or job equality…

Telecare Distress Centres

by Theresa Wojtasiewicz Newcomers to Canada can face many challenges when settling here. You might be having a hard time finding a place to live or a job and you are getting depressed about your lack of success. You might be able to find a…

Technology: New Age Networking

With ever growing unemployment, many find themselves looking for a job. Whether this is your first time looking for a job in a long time or the first time looking for a job in Canada, you may find that the employment search process is much…

Newcomers: A Doctor On The Police Board

By Teenaz Javat “I have had the privilege of studying in India and a lot of what I have achieved today in Toronto can be traced back to a rock-solid education I was exposed to while growing up there." – Dr. Dhun Farokh Noria.

YMCA / YWCA: Helping Across Canada

By Sandra Fletcher Dmitri had never been someone to exercise – he’d never even tried before, but someone at work suggested he try his local “Y”. He did and enrolled in a group personal training class that showed him what to do in the gym…

Interesting Journey for Tour Operator

By Olga Eremeeva Isn’t it great to come to Canada and go on a sightseeing tour with the guide speaking your language? You can have exciting time visiting Sky Dome and CN Tower, Niagara Falls, Museum of Civilization and other places. It is…

In Case of Emergency…

Emergency – 1. A sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate action. 2. A state, especially of need for help or relief, created by some unexpected event: a weather emergency; a financial emergency.…