Lovers of Wines in Ontario

by Aurélie Goudal Festival Beaujolais Each year, the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada (Toronto chapter) organizes the Festival Beaujolais Toronto, the largest festival of Beaujolais wines in the world.

Life Staying Young

By Sabine Eghoetz I’m not sure exactly when aging gracefully went out of fashion, but it certainly isn’t a slogan that could win you much popularity these days. It almost appears like sliding past the 40 mark is a crime you better cover up,…

Life: Public Transit

by Alyona Kuzsnyetsova Published March 2005. Current TTC fares are higher. For more TTC info visit their website at http://www3.ttc.ca . During my first winter weeks here I travelled around GTA a lot searching for a job. My friends made…

ABC of Birth Control Pills

The contraceptive pill was created in the early 1950s in Mexico and it was marketed in the United States starting in 1960. At first, it created a great debate. The Canadian Criminal Code made it against the law to give out information…

Immigrating: A Journey in Life and Words

When I was asked to write about my personal journey as a newcomer, one word immediately came to my mind: emancipation . Having arrived from a Western country, I’m not necessarily speaking of female liberation, gender roles or job equality…

Telecare Distress Centres

by Theresa Wojtasiewicz Newcomers to Canada can face many challenges when settling here. You might be having a hard time finding a place to live or a job and you are getting depressed about your lack of success. You might be able to find a…

Technology: New Age Networking

With ever growing unemployment, many find themselves looking for a job. Whether this is your first time looking for a job in a long time or the first time looking for a job in Canada, you may find that the employment search process is much…