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"We were exposed to this duality that we could embrace being Canadian and embrace our roots which was very empowering."
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
My cultural identity isn't defined by where my parents were born. My father was born in Pakistan, his siblings and parents were born in Goa, India, and all of his great-grandparents were born in Portugal. What does that make him? My mother was born in the Philippines, and my sister and I were born in Toronto. What does that make us?
The healthy immigrant effect persists, according to a Statistics Canada study released Wednesday that found immigrants are generally healthier than Canadian-born citizens. Some healthy people who imm...
Toronto has changed quite a bit since I was a kid in the 80s. For anybody brought up in the 80s/90s, jump into the 'way back' machine with me for a moment.