(Part 1) Jeff came to Canada as a foreign worker in 2008.  He worked in a meat factory in Alberta.  Three years later, he sponsored his wife Sonia and two children, ages 8 and 10, after earning his...
Unlike emotions such as anger, where one can easily detect through a flushed face or a clenched fist, loneliness can be harder to notice. According to an article by Dr. James House from the Journal of Psychosomatic...
Attaining a permanent residency in Canada for international students is a multi-step process. Please read below the details on the first two steps on how an international student who is planning to come and be a permanent...
Filipinos retain their Oriental and collectivist worldview, despite the 500 years of Western influence. They value close family ties, social acceptance, smooth interpersonal relationships, and deference for older persons. The Filipino indigenous values like utang na loob...
Even with the political rhetoric amidst the US elections result still in a hodgepodge, I am celebrating the fact that a woman of color and daughter of 20th-century immigrants (her mother was from India and her father...
Public and private organizations collect and publish data containing information about individuals. These data are analyzed to project market trends, implement efficient business operations, and create informed decisions in the allocation of resources in both governmental and...
Mano Po combines the Spanish word "mano" (hand) and the Tagalog word "po" ( to mean respect).  Joining both words means "your hand, please." It is a Filipino social decorum associated with good manners and founded in...
A few weeks ago, my former high school classmates formed a weekly Zoom meeting dubbed “Zoomastahan.” It is meant to be a fellowship with people from the Philippines, China, Singapore, UAE, UK, USA and Canada. Since it...
It’s nice to be back in this column! I love talking about the brighter side of life – I like it when my mind oozes with serotonin (the happy hormone). That is good, right? The world has...
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has released in April 2020 a document called "Travelling in the New Normal" as part of its comprehensive plan outlining critical steps, coordinated actions, and new standards and protocols toward...

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