Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

September 1, 2011.  The Canadian Medical Mission Society (CMMS) issues invitations to Canadians living in the Metro Vancouver to its annual Fall Celebration to raise funds needed to support its medical mission to the Philippines.  This fundraising event is the second one since its inception…

Maria Aragon, a Filipino-Canadian from Winnpeg became international star

Maria Aragon, a Filipino-Canadian from Winnpeg became international star

When Prince William and Kate Middleton attended the July 1 Canada Day celebration, Maria Aragon, a Filipino-Canadian sang Canada’s national anthem “O Canada”, in both English and French. Meeting celebrities and royalties is not something new to Maria Aragon.  She had already sang with Lady…

Trinidad and Tobago Society of BC

Trinidad and Tobago Society of BC

Every July of the year, BC is treated to a festival of drums, music, fun, dance, good food…. flamboyant costumes with plenty of exotic feathers, sequins, …  called the Carribean Days Festival. All thanks to the volunteers at the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of…

How to tell the age of Asian women

How to tell the age of Asian women

This How to tell the age of Asian women cartoon has been appearing all over the internet, and so I thought it would be okay to share with our visitors. There are significant ethnic minorities in Canadian major cities, so next time, you see an…

Vancouver Latin Fever

Vancouver Latin Fever

According to the 2006 census there are approximately 2,000,000 population in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, with 1.36% of the population of Latin American origin. This translate to almost 30,000 Hispanic people or Latino. Vancouver Latin Fever is the online guide about Salsa dancing and…

Naheed Nenshi – first Muslim mayor of a Canadian major city

Naheed Nenshi – first Muslim mayor of a Canadian major city

On October 18, 2010 at the Calgary municipal election, a son of immigrant parents won over 39% of the votes to become the first Muslim mayor of a major Canadian city. The victory was compared to US President Obama’s election victory, as the new mayor…

Emma Donoghue – Irish Canadian immigrant author

Emma Donoghue – Irish Canadian immigrant author

Welcome to the strange little world of ROOM, the seventh book of Irish Canadian author, Emma Donoghue. The book “Room” revolves around the story of Jack and Ma, who live in a locked room that measures eleven foot by eleven. When Jack turns five, he…

The Blossoming of AFCA-BC

The Blossoming of AFCA-BC

There are many rules of three, and according to one, it takes three practice before one masters an art or a skill. In AFCA-BC’s case, its 3rd Annual Professional Development Seminar sees the blossoming of its organization as the executive council and professional development committee…

Afghan-Canadian immigrant is Oprah of Afghanistan

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 went on to study broadcast…