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A Talk with Tony Nhan

Tony Nhan, a Sino-Vietnamese, came to Canada in 1980, at the age of 14. Learning a new language and culture was difficult. In addition, a large family and tight economic situation made it important for...

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...

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...

Proverb: Đi Hỏi Già, Về Nhà Hỏi Trẻ

Literal translation: leave, ask elders, come home, ask children. English Equivalent: An honest man is always a child. (Socrates) The broiling summer sun reminds me of the platonic and innocent world of...

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Quebecers who Received Moderna, AstraZeneca Vaccine can Move Up Second Dose Appointments

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Toronto Immunization Clinics Adding 30,000 Appointments Using Moderna Vaccine

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Ontario on Track for Step 2 of Reopening with Daily Vaccinations on Steady Pace

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Health Canada Says All Canadians Can Be Fully Vaccinated by End of September

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Japan Donates 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccines to Vietnam on Wednesday

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