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Violet Kupersmith

Violet Kupersmith is a young Vietnamese-American author who has gained much of her inspiration from Vietnamese folk tales she heard from her grandmother. Born in central Pennsylvania in 1989, Kupersmith later moved with her family...

High Job Vacancies in Canada’s Service Industries

Job vacancies in Canada grew by 22 per cent in June compared to May, with more than 800,000 positions unfilled, according to a report by Statistics Canada released August 26. The vacancy rate, which measures...

Study Finds More Low Skilled Workers Will Become Canadian Permanent Residents

The study, leveraging human resources for long-term prosperity: Expanding pathways to permanence for lower-skill temporary workers in Canada, was published in May 2021 by the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration at...

What the 2021 Budget Means for Immigration

In April, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered the 2021 budget in the House of Commons. It highlighted key areas in need of development to ensure the competitiveness of Canada, and...

How Canada responds to COVID-19’s challenges for foreigners entering Canada

The Canadian border has been closed for a year to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and it is unknown when it will reopen, leaving Canada’s immigration in a significant decline. According to the report Canadian...

University in Canada vs. Vietnam

British poet Rudyard Kipling once wrote: “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.”  There are  differences in history, culture, traditions and social concepts between East and West, and...

IRCC updates exemptions of Restrictions upon the Closing Border To Foreigners Effective which was effective on March 18, 2020

The Prime Minister Trudeau announced on last Monday, March 16 to close border to most of foreigners since March 18 with some exemptions. Right after that, questions related to what exemptions are, whether foreigners who...

Ontario to cover the cost of COVID-19 health services for uninsured people

As the COVID-19 keeps spreading and the number of cases in Ontario has increased rapidly on daily basis, Ontario expands Health Care Coverage Critical to support efforts to contain COVID-19. Whereby, the three-month waiting period for...

Top Asked Questions about Covid-19

As the results of Coronavirus impacts, face masks, hand sanitizers and hygiene supplies sold out, flights and cruises cancelled, meetings and gatherings suspended, borders across countries closed, stocks and oils crashed, global economy may face a crisis, questions...

How to Get a Canadian Study Visa

Once you have decided on the universities that might be best for you, you will need to send in your applications and required documents. It is best to apply to a couple of different institutions, to give yourself...

The Interesting Things About Tibet You Probably Don’t Know Yet

Tibet has appeared many times in films, such as: Tibetan code, Painted skin, and especially Seven years in Tibet by actor Brat Pitt playing an Austrian explorer exploring this land. People cannot grow tea in Tibet. All kinds of tea importing from traders who come here to exchange tea for horses through the thousands of miles of...

Phi Huynh “I dream of bringing Vietnamese representation to Hollywood.”

Phi Huynh is a 30-year old Vietnamese-Canadian actor, who was born in Toronto (Etobicoke). When he was 14 years old, he was chosen by singer Ngoc Huyen for a Cai Luong segment involving martial arts...

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Winter is in Full Swing at Canada’s Wonderland

Photo courtesy of Canada’s Wonderland. Have you ever been to Canada’s Wonderland? What about in the winter? It is a different environment and experience with...

Saskatchewan Government Announces Over $4 Million in Funding For Skills Training Programs

The government of Saskatchewan says more funding will be provided for skills training programs in the province. On Monday, the government announced approximately $4.38 million...

Global Maple Shortage Forces Quebec to Release Half Its Strategic Reserve

Quebec produces 73 percent of the world’s maple syrup supply but was hit with a shorter and warmer spring sugaring season, causing output to...

Nova Scotia Offers Pioneering Helpline Exclusively for Men

Nova Scotia has established what is believed to be Canada’s first 24-hour helpline exclusively for men in response to an urgent need that arose...

Canadian Developed Screening Test Aims to Detect Early Stage Cancer Using Blood Samples

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in late-stage cancer diagnoses, with restrictions preventing or discouraging many from getting screened early. But a new...

Ottawa to Get Women’s Field Hockey Team Home from South Africa After Omicron Travel Ban

The federal government is working hard to get a Canadian field hockey team stranded in South Africa back home. The situation has arisen as...

B.C. Extends State of Emergency as Third Atmospheric Storm Looms

The B.C. government has extended its state of emergency due to the ongoing flooding until Dec. 14. On Monday, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said...

Omicron Variant Prompts Emergency G7 Health Meeting Including Canada

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos and his counterparts from other G7 countries agreed Monday to closely monitor and share information about the highly mutated Omicron...

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