Famous people born in the year of the Dragon

Famous people born in the year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year 2012 falls officially on January 23, 2012 being the first day of the Chinese lunar year 4710. Occupying the 5th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Dragon is the mightiest of the signs. Dragons symbolize such character traits as dominance and ambition.…

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…

Accent Reduction Techniques for new Canadians

Accent Reduction Techniques for new Canadians

On July 9, AFCA-BC hosted an accent reduction workshop for its members at the Bonsour Community Centre in Burnaby. Andy Krieger, who discovered the K Method – a very simple five step method of accent reduction led this workshop. Andy Krieger is famous for having…

Gianna Hun South Korean actress in Snow Flower role

Gianna Hun South Korean actress in Snow Flower role

Gianna Hun is the westernized name for  Jun Ji Hyun, a South Korean actress and model who made her Hollywood crossover role in the movie “Blood, the Last Vampire”.  Gianna Hun plays the leading role for “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” a Sino-American movie…

Honeymooning in Canada

Honeymooning in Canada

International travellers made 15.9 million trips to Canada in 2010 contributing to Canada’s $29.7-billion tourism industry.   With the Royal Couple’s 2011 first official Royal tour for the newly weds, Canada has gained worldwide attention as the world follows the William and Kate on their 9-day…

Royal visit full of Canadian iconic images

Royal visit full of Canadian iconic images

The royal couple,  William and Kate  who arrived in Canada on June 30 for their  nine-day tour and honeymoon, along with 1,300 accredited local and international journalists,  is a tremendous marketing opportunity for Canada as images after images of the Royal couple’s visit to Canada …

Berries of North America

Berries of North America

A Canadian company unveils its new line of handcrafted jewellery called Berry Luscious. Inspired by the berries of North America, Tangleberry Boutique features jewellery that are modelled after all kinds of berries including Blackberries, American bitter sweet orange berries, tangleberries, purple berries (which include elderberry,…

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…