June 26, 2015
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Background: In most Canadian households, both parents need to work.
Companies like International Nannies & Home Care Services provide necessary services to help with the raising of children and assisting with seniors.
With offices in Vancouver and Toronto, the national company provides screening and nanny placement services, both in full-time or part-time positions. The caregivers are both local and from overseas.

The Work: Asian households are traditionally multi-generational and tend to hold…

June 26, 2015
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Background: Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has called Canada’s treatment of its First Nations people as ‘cultural genocide’.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has apologised in the House of Commons in Ottawa.
For First Nations Canadians like Maurice Lahanee, a member of BC’s Squamish nation and the publisher of Seven – Your Indigenous News Source, the struggle to heal a community are going to require more than acknowledgements and apologies.

June 26, 2015

Background: Jassi Sidhu was a young girl born and raised in the city of Maple Ridge, Canada.
In her early 20’s , she was murdered by her family, specifically her mother and uncle, after marrying someone they did not approve of. Her story has generated worldwide attention from media outlets like MSNBC, CBC, BBC, The Times of India, and dozens of other leading international outlets.

The Work: Our team has…

June 26, 2015
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Background: There are over 300,000 people of Indian origin living in Vancouver and its surrounding areas.
Each year in April, this community celebrates Vaisakhi or Khalsa Day with parades in Vancouver and Surrey – this past year 300,000 people attended this latter even, including tens of thousands of guests from out-of-town.

The Work: As part of this special event, our team has executed the content, translation, and overall development of the…

June 26, 2015
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Background: The 3300 British Columbia Regiment (Bhai Kanhaiya) Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps is Canada’s first Sikh-inspired cadet unit.
It is based in Surrey, British Columbia and sponsored by the Surrey-based “Friends of Sikh Cadets Society”.
Locally known as the Sikh Cadets, the 3300 RCACC, is open to all aged between 12 and 18. Today, with over 60 youth, the Bhai Kanhaiya Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps is one of the…

June 25, 2015
Background: This award-winning series features stories on members of some of Canada’s largest unions.
These first person narratives of current members articulate the benefits of working in unionised workplaces. Members covers issues ranging from job security to family benefits, work safety to community activism.
Through participation in their unions, Canadian workers are able to foster safer and more productive work environments. Participating unions include: British Columbia Government Employees Union (BCGEU),…

June 25, 2015

Background: The annual Adams River Salmon Run has been taking place before the First Peoples arrived in the Thompson Shushwap region of British Columbia. Every four year there is a ‘dominant’ salmon run – these are truly awe-inspiring as millions of sockeye return to the place of their birth where they spawn a new generation and then die.
These mature salmon have navigated thousands of kilometres through the Pacific Ocean…