Happy 147th birthday, Canada!

As an immigrant to Canada in the 1990’s, I am truly grateful to this country that welcomed me with open arms. I feel the inclusivity and enjoy the multiculturalism in this new place I call home. We share each others’ culture, food and festivities and do...

Speaking the right language

On April 22, 2014, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, announced that the number of Chinese students, permanent residents, and visitors in 2013 have reached record highs in all three areas. This further strengthens the relationship between...

Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity in Canada

Statistics Canada on May 8 released results of the National Household Survey conducted in 2011. As a practitioner in the field of niche marketing to the Chinese-speaking community, these figures are certainly exciting. “Among the immigrants whose mother tongue...