Become a Canadian: Vietnamese Immigrants Honored with Calgary Park Monument

Vietnamese Immigrants Honored with Calgary Park Monument

On Friday, July 1, 2022, hundreds of people gathered together for the Journey to Freedom Park grand opening in southeast Calgary. The long-awaited park, which had been in construction since April last year, was built in honor of the Vietnamese refugees who fled to Canada at the fall of Saigon in 1975. One of the … Read more

Become A Canadian: Retiring Baby Boomers Are Fueling Immigration to Canada

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Currently, the retiring rate of the Baby Boomers, that is, people born from 1946 to 1964, is on the rise in Canada. This trend is the primary factor causing the inadequacies in the labour force in Canada in recent years. According to Become A Canadian, one crucial way to reduce the negative effects of this … Read more

Manitoba Among World’s Top 10 Places to Visit in 2019

Lonely Planet, an internationally recognized travel company, yearly produces a list of the best places to visit for the coming year. The list begins with nominations from Lonely Planet’s group of editors, locals and influencers, and researchers. Once the list is compiled, it is narrowed down and ranked by a group of judges. The final … Read more

Where to Live Is Key Factor When Seeking Jobs in Canada

Location-based career decisions are becoming common in the Canadian red-hot housing market. A survey of 1,500 Canadians and people living in the U.S. who had turned down a job or was hired last year showed location took top place as the leading factor when deciding on job offers. There are job opportunities for you and … Read more

Ukrainian Heritage Celebrated By Immigrants to Canada

The Canadian province of Alberta recently launched “The Year of the Ukrainian-Canadian,” celebrating 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. Located around 50 kilometers east of Edmonton, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village held celebrations with traditional folk dancers from Ukraine while enjoying ethnic Ukrainian foods.

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Increase in Canadian Immigration Needed to Support Economic Growth

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People 65 years old and over make up 16 percent of the total population of Canada. This number is on the rise according to a report released in October 2016 by the Conference Board of Canada. The 65 and above population is expected to increase to 24 percent over the next 20 years. Ottawa needs … Read more

Philippine Immigrant Family Became Canadian Citizens

On November 24, 2016, twenty people were recognized as new Canadian citizens. The oath-taking ceremony took place at the Government House in Regina, Saskatchewan. Included in this group was Shaira Oyando and her family, natives of The Philippines. Moving to Canada five years ago, they were recognized as permanent residents. To become citizens, the Oyando … Read more

The “American Dream” Is Alive and Well – In Canada!


From its beginning, Americans have envisioned their nation to be a land of opportunity for the rest of the world. Thomas Jefferson expressed that very thought when he wrote in the Declaration of Independence that all men have the right to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”. The concept that everybody deserves a chance … Read more