“I never thought it was possible to write my novel, the one that I had been dreaming about all my life”, began Kelly Kaur, author of Letters to Singapore in this inspiring article that shares her struggles and triumphs as a published author of a novel. Letters to Singapore shares the story of an international student in Canada, reliving her life as an immigrant in letters she wrote to four important women in her life, who are in Singapore.
If you’re looking to reap the many benefits of mentorship, whether as a mentor or mentee, one of the easiest way is to join a mentorship program that has been structured by an organization rather than to personally seek out a mentor for yourself. Here’s a curated list of organizations offering mentorship programs across Canada and you might find one that suits your needs.
Housing availability and affordability have been a growing concern in Canada for a few years, especially in the last two years. In recent times, newcomers to metropolitan cities including Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal have faced the harsh reality of homelessness, with a limited supply of suitable homes in desired locations at affordable costs. The increasing inflation rate has further aggravated the situation and forced many to embark on inter-city migration.
Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan and occupies a spot right at the province’s centre. The city is 348km north of the American border, 225km east of the Alberta border and 346km west of the Manitoba border. According to the last 2016 National census, the city has 246,376 people with a growing population rate of 1.68% per year from 2001 to 2016.
The Ontario Working for Workers Act changed several existing Acts, three of which specifically affect immigrants: Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act (Live-in Caregivers and Others), 2009; Employment Standards Act, 2000; and Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006. What does this mean for immigrants?