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Three Books by African Authors that Helped Me Feel at Home in Canada

African authors offer rich narratives that have played a key role in shaping my thought process around relocating to a new country. From the complexities of growing up to confronting life-altering realities to the feeling of displacement that immigrants face – these stories will resonate with Canadian immigrants. Here is an introduction to three authors who tell stories of universal truths to the African diaspora.

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The presence of this 4.8 million dollar chandelier has been called disruptive and insulting to the more than 2,000 homeless people who live in Vancouver.

What Spins, Weighs 3.4 Tonnes and Insults Vancouver’s Homeless?

It’s been 2 months since a massive 4.8 million dollar chandelier was unveiled under the Granville Bridge, and many articles have been written criticizing the developer, Westbank Corp., for hanging the chandelier over the homeless people of Vancouver. Many people are asking the same question: “What could have done with that money for homeless people?”

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