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July 2016

English Spoken Here

Jyoti Kulraj Dhindsa hails from Patiala, the wheat bowl of India’s Punjab. She is married to Kulraj Dhindsa a Canadian citizen. Jyoti arrived in Canada in 1998 as a young bride speaking only Punjabi. Hailing from an agrarian society she was…

Guidelines for Living Easy in Canada

Have you ever heard the saying “When in Rome, do as the Romans do?” It means that every place you visit has certain guidelines which are primarily for your safety, the safety of others and protection of the environment. Adapting to Canadian…

Credit and New Canadians: Settling the Score

Understanding your credit report and navigating the waters of personal finance can be a challenge – not just for recent arrivals but for long-time Canadians as well. In fact, a new study conducted for the government’s Financial Consumer…

Diversity: Rise of the Ethnic Media in Canada

A few years ago, Ontario Place, the iconic water park located in Toronto’s waterfront, was having a hard time attracting visitors. Despite investing millions of dollars into advertising in the mainstream media, visitor numbers had stalled.…