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March 2016

Buying a home in Canada

Buying a home is an exciting experience that can be both rewarding and challenging – and potentially even more challenging for someone who is new to Canada. If you are a newcomer to Canada, and you are thinking about becoming a homeowner,…

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Francisco Garzón is a certified real estate investment consultant by RECO (Real Estate Council of Ontario), and currently works as Sales Representative for Royal LePage, a leading Canadian real estate company. He is also member of the…

Walking a Fine Line

When I met with Diwata, I felt her frustration. After sending out over fifty résumés, she still had no job. Like many other new immigrants, she worried about not having an appropriate degree or enough Canadian experience on her résumé. Over…

Health: Dental Care In Canada

By Dale Sproule What did Pharoah Amenhotep III, Queen Elizabeth I of England and John Glascock of the rock band Jethro Tull have in common? All three died as a result of abscessed teeth. Canada has a world famous universal health care…

Immigrating: Turnaround Triumph

“I never, in my wildest nightmares, thought that I will be selling steel spanners in a west-end neighbourhood of Toronto. I had dreams of living the good life which kind of shattered the moment we stepped into Pearson International…

Gail Vaz-Oxlade: Telling It Like It Is

By Sandra Fletcher Living in a modest home in small town Ontario is Gail Vaz-Oxlade, a Canadian immigrant making a worldwide impact. With 6 seasons of the television show “Til Debt Do Us Part” – broadcast on Slice in Canada and running on…