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Afghan-Canadian immigrant is Oprah of Afghanistan

Vancouver-raised Mozhdah Jamalzadah immigrated to Canada at the young age of five with her parents and two younger brothers from war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan. Eventually, they settled in Vancouver, BC, where Mozhdah Jamalzadah attended high school at John Oliver Secondary, then … read more

Latincouver brings salsa and music to Vancouver

According to Statistics Canada 2006, Latin Americans constitute one of the top 10 visible minority groups in Vancouver, numbering approximately 30,000 in total with latinos from different countries bound by one common language and the love for salsa music and … read more

Famous Canadian-Iranian Immigrant Nazanin Afshin-Jam

A “difficult-to-pronounce” or an “foreign-sounding name” did not stop Nazanin Afshin-Jam becoming famous in her adopted country of Canada. Canadian-Iranian Immigrant Nazanin Afshin-Jam immigrated to Canada with her family at a young age of 2. Blessed with beauty and brains, … read more