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Ways to spend family day together

Put a new spin on your Family Day adventure this year

Spending time together as a family means different things in different cultures. With people from so many cultures living in Canada, Family Day can take on incredibly different meanings. For some, it could be sharing a big meal or visiting with family members we don’t see very often. For others, it could mean trying something […]

Valentines Day

Your Canadian Valentine’s Day top 5

Canada is a vast country with lots of different ways to enjoy special holidays like St. Valentine’s. Why not take advantage of the best that the country has to offer this February 14, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday? Here are some of the best ways to enjoy St. Valentine’s Day, Canadian style. Under ice […]


Moving to Canada? 10 Reasons why Toronto might be at the top of your list

Toronto regularly gets high marks in ‘best of’ rankings[1] for its culture, education, health care, safety, infrastructure and economy. World renown as a multicultural hot spot, about half of Toronto’s 2.7 million residents (7.7 million in the Greater Toronto Area) are immigrants, which translates into a wide variety of cultures, foods, languages, arts, religions and […]


Celebrating Diwali in Canada

According to the Federal 2011 census, there are almost a half million Hindus in Canada.[1] If you’re new to life in this country, or just want a new way to celebrate Diwali, here are some ways you can share in the spirit of this sacred holiday. Embrace the local community Hindu temples and cultural centres […]

Why choose Canada as a place to plant your roots?

Nima Zeighamifar, Marketing Analyst, Western Union When he first left his native Iran back in 2007, Nima Zeighamifar followed in his father’s footsteps to study Finance and Business in London, UK. When his father took ill six years later, Nima moved again, this time to Dubai, UAE. When he made his final move, he chose […]

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