Rainbow Refugee Assistance Partnership, Canada’s new way to support LGBTQ refugees

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Starting in 2020, the Canadian government will be flagging off the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Partnership, which will help more Canadians in privately sponsoring LGBTQ refugees. This will greatly benefit the scores of people who are fleeing violence and persecution on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The partnership builds on the Rainbow […]

On the airwaves with Immigrants of Toronto

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A man on a mission to tell you “real stories of immigration.” by Shruti Dargan Meet Oscar Cecena. He immigrated from Mexico to Toronto in 2013 along with his wife. Oscar is currently the Senior Director of Client Onboarding at a fin-tech company in the city’s financial district, but when he isn’t behind his corporate desk, […]

Employers today are looking at your social media profiles too

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Today, applying to a job also means that you need to be prepared for your potential employer to want to take a look at your social media profiles. This might include your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles. Given that our world is moving to more digital interactions, employers and application tracking systems are also looking […]

An immigrant success story: Bassem Ghali

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Self-made entrepreneur Bassem Ghali can be an inspiration to us all. What started out as a side project at work turned into a hard-earned career in the world of search engine optimization. Bassem’s advice? Have courage and try new things! Get his full story in the video.

Canadian Language Benchmarks standard, and what it means to newcomers

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Communities are stronger when everyone is engaged, connected and well-integrated. For that very reason, developing language skills is essential for any newcomer to Canada. Some newcomers need help to improve their language skills to get a job, while others want to learn English in order to navigate activities and interactions in their daily lives. This […]

This immigrant is a warrior of food wastage

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Tons of food nearing its best-before date at grocery stores and other places often end up in the bin. Igor Bjelac, a Serbian immigrant who moved to Canada in 2015, took it upon himself to prevent this wastage of food while feeding people in need in the city of Coquitlam in British Columbia. His quest […]


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