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Denise Sandquist Returns to Her Birthplace to Empower Vietnamese Women

Online dating is a relatively new concept in Vietnam, but the market already has nearly 100 mobile applications, including the ubiquitous Tinder and several home-grown platforms. Denise Sandquist believes something is missing – a female-focused...

Canadian Researchers Gain Global Recognition

Amid constant social and technological changes, Canada’s researchers are working to examine the complexities of life on this planet. Even though their fields of expertise are wide-ranging, from medicine and ecology to anthropology, their tenacity,...

The Ultimate Saigon Food Guide for Every Budget

Saigon is known for its abundance of street food, and generations of vendors have charmed local and foreign visitors alike. As Vietnam’s economic development continues apace and general standards of living improve, the food scene...

How Well Do You Know Canada?

Did you know that the name Canada came from the Iroquoian word “kanata,” which means village? While the country is widely known for its premium maple syrup and Icewine, its major exports are actually crude...

At Bảo Vệ Collective the Title “To Protect” Takes on Multiple Meanings

Bảo Vệ Collective is a grassroot group born at the height of the pandemic last year. (“Bảo vệ” means “to protect” in Vietnamese). Initially, its main goal was to help members of the Vietnamese community...

Salted Egg Yolk Is the Umami Ingredient You Need

“Does anyone know of a shop in the GTA that sells salted duck egg chips? These are made in Singapore and flying off shelves in Asia. Happy to pay a small ransom for another bag,”...

How Does A Pizza Subscription Service Work?

Last year, as the first lockdown forced Ali Khan Lalani to close General Assembly Pizza’s dining room on King West, Toronto, he had a light-bulb moment. Six months later, the idea materialized. Lalani launched the...

Raising Children Between Cultures

“I started my life in Canada from zero, but now I’m so proud of my family,” Quyen Tu said, “My biggest treasures are my three children.” Tu and her husband came to Canada as refugees in...

How Sahra Nguyen is Elevating Vietnamese Coffee

According to the International Coffee Organization, Vietnam is the second-largest exporter of coffee in the world. Despite that, many Vietnamese farmers’ livelihoods remain precarious. About 97 per cent of the country’s production output is robusta,...

Canadian Potters Unite on The Northern Kiln

Photo courtesy of The Northern Kiln When Rhiane Heslop couldn’t find a way to shop local pottery online during COVID lockdowns, she decided to create one. Leveraging her background in web design and coding, Heslop developed...

An Introduction to Canada’s Liquid Gold

In 2019, Icewine accounted for only 13 per cent of Canada’s export volume but a whopping 58 per cent of its value, according to Wine Growers Canada. Coined as Canadian “liquid gold,” its status as...

Three Easy Vegetable Dishes From Fresh City Farms’ Produce Box

Three Easy Vegetable Dishes From Fresh City Farms’ Produce Box One of the best ways to eat seasonally and locally is through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box, which allows you to connect directly with the...

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Canada U.S. Trade Dispute Erupts into the Open

An emerging trade irritant between Canada and the United States that had been quietly simmering for months has now bubbled into the open. The Canadian...

Ontario Makes it Easier for Immigrants to Work in Their Professions

Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would make it easier for immigrants to get licensed to work in professions that match their areas...

Raw Onions Recalled in Quebec and Ontario Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says red, white, and yellow raw onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho are being recalled due to...

Military Headed to Iqaluit to Help Provide Safe Drinking Water

The federal government is sending the military to Iqaluit to help provide its residents with access to safe drinking water, Public Safety Minister Bill...

Canada Retail Sales Fell in September Due to Supply Constraints

Retailers in Canada reported fewer sales in September amid supply chain bottlenecks and a reopening of the economy that allowed consumers to spend more...

A Handful of Conservative MPs Remain Unvaccinated

A “handful” of Conservative MPs remain unvaccinated against COVID-19, multiple sources tell Global News, setting up a potential showdown with their Commons colleagues when...

Alberta Health Service Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Deadline for Staff

Alberta Health Services has extended its deadline for all workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by one month, to Nov. 30. The original deadline was...

Ontario Plans to Lift All COVID-19 Public Health Measures Including Masks by March

Ontario plans to lift all remaining public health measures including proof of vaccination and mask requirements indoors by March 2022. At a Friday news conference...

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