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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Canadian culture

The Need for Cultural Competence in the Correctional System

By |January 7th, 2015|

Cultural competence is becoming essential in the workplace, especially in a city as multicultural as Toronto is. This was driven home to me recently when I accompanied a friend of Ukrainian origin, who has cancer for the second time, to a doctor’s appointment to […]

Throat Singing by Tanya Tagaq, Winner of the 2014 Polaris Music Prize

By |January 6th, 2015|

When I heard this throat singing performance by Tanya Tagaq, I was in awe. This traditional style of vocal music is found throughout the arctic, not only in North America, but Tanya’s recent award has led to increasingly more people getting the opportunity to […]

How to Be Concise – Choose More Specific Words

By |December 17th, 2014|

In Canadian written English, it is important to learn how to be concise. This is a quality of well-written, refined writing and speaking, although it is not as important in casual speech. Being concise involves using specific vocabulary which more clearly states what it […]

Social Assistance for Newcomers

By |December 12th, 2014|

Should we provide social assistance for newcomers to Canada? What about language training? Public school? Health services? Newcomers, whether immigrants, refugees or temporary residents, are potential future citizens. Where do we draw the line when determining access to essential services? As the following article […]

The relationship between how you stand and success

By |November 26th, 2014|

Are how you stand and success related? The influence of posture, gestures and facial expressions is powerful and largely unconscious. This very fundamental form of communication goes back to our beginnings when language was non-existent. The oldest part of our brain still tunes into […]

Homeless immigrant youth – Study finds cultural clash with parents is the top reason

By |November 26th, 2014|

Some facts about homeless immigrant youth in Canada:

Nearly 2 out of 3 have origins in Africa or the Caribbean.

Over 1 in 3 identified as LGBTQ.

Over 25% identified as being a parent.

Over 50% report some level of religious or faith identity.

Family conflict was cited by […]

Both Sides Now – A Canadian Classic by Joni Mitchell

By |November 13th, 2014|

Both Sides Now is a Canadian classic, written and performed by Canadian musician, singer songwriter and painter, Joni Mitchell.
Joni began her professional career performing in small Saskatchewan nightclubs in the early 60s, later moving to Toronto where she became popular, and then on […]