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February 2016

Canadian Lifestyles

Sabine Ehgoetz currently lives in Toronto where she works as a freelance journalist, foreign correspondent, translator and fashion model. In December 2006 she celebrated her second anniversary as a Canadian resident.

Apprenticeships: Hands-On Learning

When going through some papers with my father many years ago, I found a newspaper clipping from the 1960s with the heading “Area Man Survives Electrocution”. He explained that when he was training to be an electrician, you learned hands-on…

Immigrating: The Trade-Off

Moving to a new country is scary. You’re leaving behind your family, your friends and whatever business network you established in your homeland. It also means that you are leaving behind other familiar things, like the ability to go to a…

Mentoring: Because You Can

In general, Canadians are happy with their jobs. In the 2008 Kelly Global Workforce Index, prepared and published by Kelly Services, 64 percent of Canadian respondents said they were happy with their career choice. And even though they felt…

Help: 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…

A Taste of Home

Doris Bercarich is the Kitchen & Cooking Coordinator for Field to Table, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to working with communities to improve access to healthy and affordable food. She works as a chef, leads the Toronto…