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Legend Has It… Similarities Between Canadian & Vietnamese Folklores

Coming from the land where there are only two seasons: sunny and rainy, where tropical storms were part of life, to a land where seasons are clearly divided, and storms – if any –...
A Season of Appreciations

A Season of Appreciations

When we were little kids, my siblings and I often “inherited” gifts and presents that villagers offered to our paternal grandmother during festivals or New Year. In the village, my Grandma was a sage...
TORONTO’S MAJESTIC CASTLE: CASA LOMA

TORONTO’S MAJESTIC CASTLE: CASA LOMA

History of Casa Loma Though the castle itself is open year round, the enchanting Casa Loma Estate Gardens is only open from May through October each year. Its prestigious and famous reputation attracts individuals from...
Their Impacts Upon Immigration And Resettlement For Refugees

Influential Canadian Leaders, Their Impacts Upon Immigration And Resettlement For Refugees

Whether or not one is well versed in the area of politics, if asked who was responsible for our country’s acceptance of immigration, the likely answer will be Pierre Trudeau, the 15th Prime Minister...
Canadian Writer & Globetrotter: Elizabeth McLean Imagining Vietnam

Canadian Writer & Globetrotter: Elizabeth McLean – Imagining Vietnam

A tropical country, with the weather staying almost the same all year round and picturesque scenery, Vietnam has been a destination that stimulates tourists’ urge for discovery, learning and experience. In addition, thousands of...
Children of Dragon, Grandchildren of Fairy

Children of Dragon, Grandchildren of Fairy

Latin is the name of a land, an ethnic group, a culture and a language located inside Italy during ancient time. Nowadays, Latin is an ancient language. It was very popular in Rome in...
A Brief History Of Canada’s Multicultural Identity

This Land Was Made For You And Me

In Canada, there are immigrants from almost every country in the world. In the 2013 Canadian government’s "Facts and Figures,” over 177 diverse countries were identified as the Country Source of immigrants in Canada.  ...
Hôn Nhân Trong Ca Dao Tục Ngữ Việt

MARRIAGE AS DEPICTED IN VIETNAMESE FOLK-SONGS

First of all, I would like to emphasize a point: not all folk-songs and proverbs are lucid. There are ambiguous ones; some explanations are not unanimous. There are proverbs such as: “Banana behind, Areca...
From Sea To Sea 2

From Sea To Sea

In the previous issue, we started a journey across Canada and learned about the origins, as well as the meaning, of entities that are considered symbols of Canada. We admired the meanings of the...
Photo by Kim Bao Tran

Modern Vietnamese Language

Dear Mr. Ngan, I am Tran Thu Minh, member of the Vietnamese-American Culture Association, who sent you a volume of poems called Road to Freedom 3 years ago and received your reply. Our association will...