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NPA Awards – 5 Last Youth Winners

The Youth awards are among the most inspiring of the Skills for Change New Pioneers Awards (NPA), because young people who come to Canada are great representatives of what immigrants can contribute to this country and fine role models to…

Attractions of Western Ontario

In British Columbia, nature itself is the main attraction – from the awe inspiring Rocky and Coastal mountain ranges to the beautiful gulf islands, from the pounding surf to the towering trees in the old growth forests. BC is known around…

A Beacon for Gay Refugees

Foreword: A word you may have heard (or certainly will hear) many times since coming to Canada is diversity. One of the main reasons Canada is so attractive to new immigrants is because of our acceptance of diversity – but this not only…

Attractions in Southern Ontario

Niagara Falls is one of the most awe-inspiring sights in north America. It has long been known as the honeymoon capital of the world. The area is filled with tourist attractions including the Maid of the Mist Boat Ride, Marineland and…

Buying a Family Car

Are you ready to buy your first car in Canada? It’s one of your most exciting endeavours as a newcomer. If you’re planning on a new car rather than a used one, financing or leasing are your choices. Unless you’re a business owner and…

Attractions of Eastern Ontario

Canada’s Eastern-most tourist destinations are places you can only reach by air or water. Newfoundland was settled by the Viking explorer, Leif Ericsson, in 1000 A.D. If you fly to Newfoundland, you can have an amazing vacation without ever…

Cars: In the Driver’s Seat

“Caveat Emptor” is Latin for “Let the buyer beware”. Never is that more relevant than when you are talking about buying, insuring and licensing a car. In Canada, the auto industry is a complicated one. You can buy a new car, buy a used car,…