Katrina Macadaeg came to Canada a little over 10 years ago and in this article, she shares her settlement experience that details the struggles she faced and how her determination she has led where she is today.
Badie and Wafaa Al Souad were forced to move to Lebanon in 2014 with their four children due to the war that started in their home country, Syria in 2011. After staying in Lebanon for three years, they received an invitation from the Government of Canada to migrate to Canada as refugees. This family moved to Canada in 2016 and have successfully plated a strong root in Saskatoon with their restaurant, Taste of Syria.
Bria Wong, the Chinese face of Calgary Flames is known in the Chinese community in Alberta for his online videos and podcasts. For the past 21 years, he has been broadcasting and commentating on sports in Canada in Mandarin and Cantonese. However, his chance to work with Calgary Flames came in 2018. This story shows what led up to this opportunity and how Wong used sports to integrate into Canada.
Lola established It’s Souper in 2018 to help African immigrants access their food culture. In this article, Lola talks about her journey from IT to entrepreneurship, the challenges she faced and what helped her overcome them. She also shared some insightful advise to help immigrants looking to start their business.
Like all new immigrants and refugees, Amarjeet Sohi experienced challenges and anxieties about his new life in Canada. Yet, he went on to be a Union Representative, City Councillor, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first cabinet and was later the Minister of Natural Resources. Now, he is in running to be Mayor of Edmonton.