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It’s Thanksgiving Day 2021!

Be thankful. Being thankful isn’t because you have no worries. It is because you choose to look beyond your worries. It is also because you choose to focus on what makes you happy, even in the least possible way.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind.Edmund...

Covid-19 Vaccine: Live Responsibly

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You Are Hurting Yourself

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Why You Should Take Care of Your Mental Health

A True Story. Steve had been with the company for about 17 years and was a well-respected senior technical analyst. You could hardly fault his reasoning. Hardly. He...

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The Top 20 National Immigrant Support Systems

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Essential Workers: Endangered? Disposable? A Call for Change.

Workers that provide essential services have been the national heroes since COVID-19 disrupted our world but there is a growing concern that as the...

Afghanistan: After the Shock, What Next?

Afghans clung to a US Air Force C-17 transport plane in order to flee their country. Two people appeared to fall off the plane...

Apply for Facebook Fellowship Program for PhD Students.

Application opens August 3 and closes on September 20, 2021. Facebook Fellowship Program is open to support promising full-time PhD students (domestic and international) conducting...

Early Days as an Immigrant

I have come a long way from the day I started dreaming about Canada. It took a lot of research, paperwork, and submissions to...

Immigrant Highlights

Immigrant of The Month – Stephen Akinfemi

Name: Stephen Olusegun Akinfemi Career: Information and Communication Technology Title: Operations Manager Country of Origin: Nigeria Moved to Canada: 2016 Location: Calgary, Alberta Journey in One Word: Fulfilling The idea behind...

Immigrant Of the Month – Adrienne Clarkson

Name: Adrienne Clarkson Career: Journalism; Politics Country of Origin: Hong Kong Moved to Canada: 1942 Location: Ottawa, Ontario Journey in one word: Phenomenal! Our September Immigrant of the Month is...

Early Days as an Immigrant

I have come a long way from the day I started dreaming about Canada. It took a lot of research, paperwork, and submissions to...

Immigrant Of the Month – Mohamad Fakih

On the pedestal as "Immigrant of the Month" for August 2021, The Immigrant Life is celebrating multiple award-winning and community-minded Mohamad Fakih, the Lebanese...

Immigrant Of the Month – Mariana Konsolos

Name: Mariana KonsolosCareer: Author, EntrepreneurCountry of Origin: UruguayMoved to Canada: 2000City: Vancouver, BCJourney in one word: Rediscover For the month of July 2021, The Immigrant...

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Dear Canadian Immigrant

Make eye contact with me, now and on October 23rd, 2021. Recently, I was at Save on Foods in my area to buy a few...

How to Make Canadian Experience a Thing of the Past in Your Career

In late 2017, I surveyed Canadian immigrants nationally by asking them the following question:"As a new immigrant, when it comes to securing your professional...

That Trauma Should Not Stop You!

For women and the men who love them, register for Thrive Conference 2021. Cecylia arrived Winnipeg with her little girl and husband in February 2014....

Job Security is a Mirage in Canada, And Anywhere.

I got a call from an industry friend and leader. We exchanged pleasantries, and he was curious to know if I could make it...

Leadership is Holding Space for your Team Members

I once worked for a senior executive in an organization. Sam was totally unassuming, a perfect example of servant leadership.He was brilliant at what...

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How You Retire Matters

Register for Thrive Conference here to discover viable options for your dream retirement. Steve and Bella moved to Canada at the age of 47 and 44,...
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How You Retire Matters

Register for Thrive Conference here to discover viable options for your dream retirement. Steve and Bella moved to Canada at the age of 47 and 44,...

Dear Canadian Immigrant

Make eye contact with me, now and on October 23rd, 2021. Recently, I was at Save on Foods in my area to buy a few...

Immigrant of The Month – Stephen Akinfemi

Name: Stephen Olusegun Akinfemi Career: Information and Communication Technology Title: Operations Manager Country of Origin: Nigeria Moved to Canada: 2016 Location: Calgary, Alberta Journey in One Word: Fulfilling The idea behind...

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind.Edmund...

Finance

How You Retire Matters

Register for Thrive Conference here to discover viable options for your dream retirement. Steve and Bella moved to Canada at the age of 47 and 44,...

8 wise things to consider before starting your business

Immigrants are strategic risk-takers, courageous, hardworking and are able to spot awesome opportunities. These skills are greatly aligned with some of the core skills...

How We Got the Most Amazing Win! A Must Read.

A colleague decided to be a part of a social purpose - raise funds for those in need through United Way of Calgary's annual...

8 Glaring Business Opportunities for Enterprising Immigrants

As lockdowns and restrictions are lifted, there is a gradual opening of the Canadian economy. Welcome to opportunity! The Immigrant Life seeks to provide you with...
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That Trauma Should Not Stop You!

For women and the men who love them, register for Thrive Conference 2021. Cecylia arrived Winnipeg with her little girl and husband in February 2014....

A Pause in Time, Saves Lives

Addis: Sir, are we having our meeting? Good morning. Me: Yes. Good morning sir. Phone? Addis: No video call. Please...meet me later. Whenever you have time...

Covid-19 Vaccine: Live Responsibly

Albertans never saw this coming. Prior to this time, precisely on July 1, 2021, the province of Alberta welcomed the removal of almost all public...

Pay Attention to the Elmina Castle

In 2010, my family and I were in Ghana to submit our second application for the Federal Skilled Workers visa at the Canadian Embassy...

You Are Hurting Yourself

They were definitely not going to do this again. Never!It had seemed like an excellent idea initially and, indeed, it was. They had fun,...
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How You Retire Matters

Register for Thrive Conference here to discover viable options for your dream retirement. Steve and Bella moved to Canada at the age of 47 and 44,...

Dear Canadian Immigrant

Make eye contact with me, now and on October 23rd, 2021. Recently, I was at Save on Foods in my area to buy a few...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind.Edmund...

How to Make Canadian Experience a Thing of the Past in Your Career

In late 2017, I surveyed Canadian immigrants nationally by asking them the following question:"As a new immigrant, when it comes to securing your professional...

That Trauma Should Not Stop You!

For women and the men who love them, register for Thrive Conference 2021. Cecylia arrived Winnipeg with her little girl and husband in February 2014....