ESL: At Home With LINC

You want to improve your English, but you can’t go to school every day. Maybe you have a job. Or a beautiful new baby that you need to stay home and take care of. Then again, maybe you can’t attend because of medical reasons. Or because you…

Work: Finding a Job

By Karen Bridson-Boyczuk Karen Bridson-Boyczuk is a journalist, author, personal fitness trainer and mother. She has published two books on fitness and health for women.

What is Violence Against Women?

By Sally McBride Violence means fighting, hostile or cruel action against others. The opposite of violence is peace. We all would like to have peace in our homes and families, but some unfortunate women do not.

Valuing Newcomers

In Canada, the P.Eng. designation represents the highest standards of engineering knowledge, experience and professionalism. It tells employers that you are committed to engineering excellence; that you have the right skills, education and…

Using Children As Interpreters

By Aruna Papp Research shows that immigrant children learn English faster than their parents, therefore it is understandable why some parents use their children as interpreters. Parents requiring assistance might be reluctant to ask…

Training: Back to School or Back to Zero

Over three years ago, Sabine moved from her home country, Germany, to Toronto, where she has been working as a journalist and translator ever since. Up to this day, she still lovers everything about Canada – apart from the winters. Ever…

Tax Matters: Give Wisely

By Michael Crawford Canadians are a generous people. Currently there are over 85,000 registered charities in Canada that cater to a variety of goals such as the relief of poverty; advancement of education or religion or “other purposes…

The taste of the Danforth

The Taste of the Danforth 2008, 15th celebration of Greek cuisine in Toronto, looked more like a celebration of umbrellas than food. The rain, a frequent visitor this summer, made the starts of the show —souvlakis, sosaties and brochettes—…