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Second Generation Asian Canadians Dominating in Baseball

Over the previous few decades, very few North American Asian baseball players have been able to make it to the major leagues. Baseball is among the harder sports to master.  A recent survey by Routine,...

5 Minutes with Khang Lego

Photo courtesy of Khang Lego. Huynh Cao Vu Khang, also known by the nickname Khang Lego, was born and raised in Saigon. Khang Lego is a well-known face in the My Own Creation (MOC) community, where players...

Welcome to Cuong Vu’s Jazz World

Cuong Vu is a Vietnamese American jazz trumpeter who received two Grammy awards for Best Contemporary Jazz Album as a member of the Pat Metheny Group in 2003 and 2006. He has also played with...

5 Minutes with 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...

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...

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...

5 Minutes with the Young Filmmaker Carol Nguyen

Carol Nguyen is a 21-year-old Vietnamese-Canadian filmmaker who was born in Toronto and currently lives in Montreal. She studied film at Etobicoke School of the Arts (2012-2016) and Concordia University (2016-2020). She is a three-time...

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Florida’s Treasured Coasts

If you take a drive in Florida from the Atlantic coast town of Stuart, north of Palm Beach, down to Miami, you’ll find that...

7 Family Fun Events to Celebrate Lunar New Year: The Year of the Cat

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner; It is happening this Sunday, January 22, 2023, to be exact! Celebrate the Year of...

20 Richest Neighbourhoods Across Canada

Canada is ranked 7th in the world for being home to 3.7% of the world’s millionaires. That makes you wonder, “Where can you find...

These Are the World’s Most Powerful Passports in 2023

A report from the UK-based global citizenship and residency consulting firm Henley & Partners reveals that for the fifth year in a row, Japan...

Tastes of South East Asia: Lunar New Year Celebrations

Celebrate the diversity of South East Asia this weekend at Tastes of SEA (South East Asia) right in the heart of Toronto at the...

5 Exciting Events to Visit in Toronto This Weekend

In our latest Culture Check-in, explore some of the fun and amazing things you and your family can do this winter in and around...

Canada Confirms 21 cases of COVID Subvariant XBB.1.5

As of Wednesday, Canada has detected 21 cases of the XBB.1.5 COVID subvariant. XBB.1.5 is a sub-lineage of the Omicron XBB subvariant and has...

Canadians Visiting Europe Will Soon Be Charged More for A Visa Waiver System

If you’re dreaming of vacationing in Europe in 2023, you will have to be prepared to spend a little bit more money due to...

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