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Nelma Llanora-Vega came to Hamilton from the Philippines in 2009 because she wanted a better future for her family. This is the fourth profile in a series highlighting some of the Hamilton area’s successful immigrants. Name: Nelma Llanora-Vega Country of origin: Philippines Came to Canada: 2009 Occupation: Social worker Where are you employed? I am […]

Celebrating immigrant leadership, innovation and diversity

Mari makes her mark on beauty business

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Stylist grateful for free ESL lessons and for help obtaining licence This is the fifth profile in a series highlighting some of the Hamilton area’s successful immigrants. Name: Mari Yegorgorji Country of origin: Originally from Iran but lived in Turkey before migrating to Canada Came to Canada: June 2011 Occupation: Hairstylist Describe your work: I […]

Celebrating immigrant leadership, innovation and diversity

Opening doors to opportunities

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This is the second profile in a series highlighting some of the Hamilton area’s successful immigrants. Name: Naim Zeqiri Country of origin: Kosovo Came to Canada: 2010 Occupation: Animal care attendant, City of Hamilton. What skills, experience, business knowledge and global connections did you bring to Hamilton? In Kosovo, I worked as a veterinarian. I managed my own veterinary […]

Calgary community to recognize its immigrants and refugees of distinction

Settling in Hamilton

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On the western tip of Lake Ontario is the city of Hamilton, a city ready to welcome in new immigrants. Jim Vanderveken, the Chair of Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council, speaks about the diverse opportunities and support that Hamilton offers. These resources help make a home here for newcomers like Pedro and Diego Cortes, and Hazem […]

An immigrant success story: Jingkai Wang

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