Cultural Barriers Add to Immigrants’ Dementia Struggle

Joyce Chan suspected something was wrong with her husband when he started losing his way to their local Tim Hortons five years ago. “Instead of walking south, he’d walk north and get lost. I would…

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Taiwanese Canadians Pleased with Elections Back Home

Approximately 500 Taiwanese Canadians from Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver travelled to Taiwan to vote in the country’s recent presidential election.  They say they are proud of the democracy in their home country and value…

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First Mandarin-Speaking MP Elected in Canada

For the first time in Canada’s electoral history a Mandarin-speaking member of Parliament was elected. Now hailed by the Chinese Mandarin community members as their “true voice”, the Liberal party’s Geng Tan won the Don…

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Tory Candidates Make Joint Pitch to Chinese Voters

Seven Conservative candidates representing Greater Toronto Area (GTA) ridings with a significant presence of ethnic Chinese voters came together on Tuesday to promote their party platform. The Chinese Canadian Conservative Association (CCCA) organized the event…

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OMNI TV’s Fading to Black

Rogers Media Inc. announced earlier this month that it would be replacing daily multi-language newscasts on OMNI Television with half-hour, multi-language current affairs programs instead. Simultaneously the Rogers media giant cut 110 jobs, the majority of…

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