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April 2016

A Canadian Tax Primer

Tax season, the period from mid February to April 30th, is rapidly approaching. It is marked by ads on TV for RRSP's; accountants stocking up on aspirin; and stacks of tax return guides and forms at your local post office.

Communities Welcome the YMCA

The settlement process just got a little bit easier for newcomers in the city’s north and east ends adjusting to their new lives in Canada. On October 30, and November 1, 2007, the YMCA of Greater Toronto celebrated the official grand…

Youth Projects Change Lives.

by Veronica Leonard Basma Hannouf was frightened at the prospect of looking for work in Canada. At 22, she had immigrated to Canada from Syria in October, 2008 having left in the middle of a journalism program. “I had not worked before, my…