Monthly Archives: July 2012

Walking in Hastings Sunrise

A couple of weeks ago I was walking my dog Dexter late at night. We walked up to Hastings Street so I could drop off some library books at the Hastings branch (not overdue for once). We continued west to … Continue reading

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  If we see community as a market, we can try to adopt the market skills into building our community. When I meet a new group, I will become hesitated and reserved and it become more  severe if people is speaking another language other than … Continue reading

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Different life style in Asian city & Canada

Once I decided to move to Canada around six years ago, I knew I need to be restart everything whatever lifestyle, network, job, habits, even thinking. The reason is I came from Asian city – Hong Kong, there the life … Continue reading

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Hello there! Pura Vida!

Hi, my name is Yesenia Im from Costa Rica and I moved here 4 years ago. The decision on entering a new stage in my life (marriage) far from my family, friends, job etc was not easy neither facing the … Continue reading

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Visit Your Neighbourhood House

Like many immigrants, I have been always dealing with culture conflict, language barrier, home sick…etc., even though I’ve already been here for more than ten years. However, life is not always bitter and you will not feel lonely and disappointed … Continue reading

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