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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...

Proverb: Chớ Trông Mặt Mà Bắt Hình Dong

English equivalent: Don’t judge a book by its cover Have you ever heard the story about the rose and the cactus? In a forest, in the middle of blooming season, flowers and plants were showing off...

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...

Proverb: Im Lặng Là Vàng

I once heard an anecdote about a meeting between Thomas Edison, who intended to sell his latest invention for US$3,000, and a potential buyer. The American inventor was hoping for more, but he told himself...

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...

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East & West Makeup Routines

Makeup is universal. Throughout the world, no matter the gender, makeup can be used by anyone. In every culture there is a different standard...

Proverb: Của Ít Lòng Nhiều

Literal Translation: A modest gift given with all one’s heartEnglish Equivalent: It’s the thought that counts. The holidays are a joyful season filled with special...

Asian Canadian content creators who you should follow

Social media has become one of the most powerful tools to share your voice and opinions. It can also be used to build a...

Discovering Canada’s Industries and Culture – Seafood

Seafood is one of Canada’s most delicious industries. The Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific oceans border the country’s coastlines, which are the longest in the...

The New Pantry Staple – Rice Paper

From baked oats to charcuterie boards, social media has introduced a lot of foodies to their new favorite recipes. One of the most prominent...

Pacific Mall Food Crawl

Pacific Mall is located in Markham, Ont., part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It is reported by malls.com and referred to in Toronto...

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...

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