Welcome to the Canadian Immigrant Ezine Website - A community site for information, dialogue and networking on topics that are of interest to the New Canadians.

We WELCOME contributions from everybody in the community, regardless of gender, ethnic origins or religious affiliations.

Canada is a country of diversity.  Its 30 million inhabitants reflects a cultural, ethnic and linguistic makeup that is truly unique from all other countries.  Canada has a reputation as an open, peaceful and caring society that welcomes newcomers and values diversity.  Let us continue Canada's tradition of being a compassionate country by celebrating diversity, open dialogue, mutual respect, by promoting understanding and by extending a helping hand to those in need.


2014 heralds the Year of the Horse

The Dragon is the symbol of volatility and impulsiveness in the Chinese Zodiac.  The horse is a wild animal that needs to be trained.  It is fiercely independent and passionate.  Peopla born under this Zodiac sign are active, energetic and social.

Famous people born in the year of the horse includes Franklin D Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the US; Genghis Khan, Mongol ruler; Louis Pasteur, a 19th-century scientist; Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon; the American singer Aretha Franklin; and the model Cindy Crawford. 

Find out what is your zodiac sign, and what it means.


Touchsquid Universal Remote Control Tablet, soon to be unveiled December 2011 is a truly Canadian invention.     

Inspired by an idea of a user-friendly universal TV remote control to manage the new technology devices now available, Canadian immigrant entrepreneur Grahame Shannon got out of retirement to once again develop a new product.

Best known for his PC-based hull design software AUTOSHIP and marine instrument software AVIASAIL, Mr. Shannon took on the challenge to develop the first  TV remote control android tablet.  "Colonel Sanders started franchising KFC at age 65, so I don't see why I should stop inventing new things when I am barely 60 years."

Most TV remote controls in the market today are hardware based.  The Touchsquid is the first universal TV remote that is both hardware and software based.   Named Touchsquid, this device allows the user to manipulate the many devices simply with a touch or a flicker of the thumb.  The iconic RED EYE is that one button that will turn the many devices on and off.  Being software based, control buttons can be resized big or small, making it easily visible in the dark, particularly useful in home theatre settings.  ... read more


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  Canada at a Glance   Everyday Life in Canada
  Quick facts and figures on Canada

Doing Business in Canada

Canada Business Immigration Program

Canada Immigration Guide
  Canadian Immigrant Trapped Between Two Cultures

Chinese-Canadian Modern Tea Ceremony Wedding

Have you Been Imputed?

Quick and Easy Recipes for Busy Cooks

Canadian Immigrant Halloween Surprise
  Jobs and Careers   Self-Employment
  Canada's Top 100 Employers for New Canadians

Do you Have the Right Accent?

Job Discrimination Against Foreign Names

Career Help for New Immigrants

Tips on becoming your own Stylist
  Recession brings Rise of New Entrepreneurs

Douglas College Self Employment Program

Low Cost Marketing Ideas and Promotions

100 Business Start-up Ideas for Canadians
  Acquire Tastes and Exotic Delights   Profiles of Canadian Businesses
Romanian Canadian immigrant entrepreneur brings Kurtos Kolac to Vancouver.

Are there Bubbles in your Tea?

A Magical Coffee Shop

Sprouter for Business

Mapleridge Mompreneur launches Nursery Naturals

Coquitlam Entrepreneur rescues photographs

Belt-it-Out Activity Kit - a Mompreneur invention


For Books and Movies about the Immigrant Experience, visit our Library of recommended books and DVDs.


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