Riyaz discusses his journey from new immigrant to real estate

From Walmart to Real Estate, and the Value of Community

What happens when Skilled Immigration requirements funnel the best of foreign individuals into Canada, only for their international qualifications to be discounted once they arrive? What does it take for internationally accomplished immigrants to achieve the same or greater levels of professional, economic, and personal success after moving to Canada? We speak to a marketing professional who went from working minimum wage to selling houses. This is part of a larger series profiling newcomers across Canada whose lives have been touched by Canada’s immigration policies.

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Borders Explored at 4th Annual Festival of Literary Diversity

The fourth annual Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) came to a close yesterday. Every year during the first week of May, authors congregate in Brampton to talk about themselves, their books, their readers, other authors,…

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Canada’s Environmental Movement Needs More Diversity

In 2010, the David Suzuki Foundation, a Vancouver-based national environmental non-governmental organization (ENGO), made a move no other Canadian ENGO had done – it added a multicultural component to its climate change and clean energy…

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Enhancing our Multicultural Heritage

Legal prostitution. Assisted suicide. Decriminalized pot. Gay marriage. Our society is undergoing a breathtaking transformation, hurried along by the influence of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the court that interprets it, and the…

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