The Ethnic Mosaic

Canada is globally known as an ethnic mosaic. According to Statistics Canada (2011), one out of five people in the country are born abroad. The influences of heterogeneity are significant to Canadian identity because the nation is shaped by relationships of diverse ethnicities and overcoming struggles for social cohesion. I believe that multiculturalism is integral… Continue reading The Ethnic Mosaic

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Cultural Challenge during Co-op: Generational Gaps in the Workplace

As a first generation immigrant, cultural challenges are an embedded normality of my life. It is a substantial part of my identity as I continuously try to find a balance between my upbringing, education, and societal exposure. I realize that cultural challenges will continue to render important life experiences, especially in the context of career… Continue reading Cultural Challenge during Co-op: Generational Gaps in the Workplace

Make Ends Meet

This piece is a satirical imitation of Jonathan Swift's essay, "A Modest Proposal", published in 1729. In times of economic devastation, the population strives, but struggles to save money. We may or may not afford that Big Mac or bus ticket, or even compensate a bit of the brooding, high interest debt. In fact, our… Continue reading Make Ends Meet