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High end retail
by Mel Tobias - January 3, 2017 - 12:00am
PISA (Program For International Student Assessment) reported that British Columbia students are the best when it comes to reading, also in science and math, second in the world in science and eight in math.
Rich Chinese immigrants come to Canada for better life
by Mel Tobias - September 13, 2016 - 12:00am
University of British Columbia’s new study revealed that Chinese business-class wealthy immigrants come to Canada not to earn money but to find better homes for their families.
Choreographer Tolentino pays tribute to Malong
by Mel Tobias - September 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Vancouver’s critically acclaimed and prolific choreographer Alvin Erasga Tolentino will present his latest work “Collected Traces and Still Here” mid-September to celebrate the 16th season of his...
Fil-Can artists at Philippine Vancouver consulate
by Mel Tobias - August 28, 2016 - 12:00am
The Dimasalang III International Artist Group of Filipino-Canadian artists has started its month-long exhibition at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver. The art group is a registered non-profit society...
Victoria undergoing urban transformation
by Mel Tobias - July 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Victoria is the capital of British Columbia. It sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island.
Vancouver is no fun city
by Mel Tobias - May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
We are lucky and blessed to live in beautiful and peaceful Vancouver.
Expo 86 showcased Vancouver to the world
by Mel Tobias - May 14, 2016 - 10:00am
It’s almost hard to believe that Expo 86 was 30 years ago. It was the event that jolted people out of lethargy of beautiful British Columbia, showing the world that there is an extraordinary world beyond admiration,...
Brews to booze in Toronto
by Mel Tobias - April 16, 2016 - 10:00am
Canadians will be able to choose between a cappuccino or a glass of wine in Starbucks in three Toronto outlets.
Reshaping of Vancouveer and Canada
by Mel Tobias - January 2, 2016 - 9:00am
The growth of migration in Canada has reshaped the country’s demographics. Demographics has been defined as the study of statistics, such as births, deaths, income and migration which illustrate the changing...
British Columbia ready to support refugees
by Mel Tobias - December 2, 2015 - 9:00am
The province of British Columbia will receive three times its yearly quota of refugees in the space of a few weeks.
Vancouver fast becoming a shopping destination
by Mel Tobias - October 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Vancouver was never known to be a shopping destination till lately.
British Columbia is one of the best places to age
by Mel Tobias - August 22, 2015 - 10:00am
Monocle Magazine named Vancouver the 7th most liveable city in the world in 2015, between Stockholm and Helsinki.
Long, hot summer and hotel boom
by Mel Tobias - August 13, 2015 - 10:00am
The number of travelers from the US, Europe, China and the Middle East is about 20% to 25% higher than last year. And there are many reasons why there’s influx of visitors to Vancouver.
Question on how to be a Canadian
by Mel Tobias - March 30, 2015 - 10:00am
There has always been a problem around the place of immigrants in Canada when it comes to citizenship.
Foreign workers triple in Canada
by Mel Tobias - March 22, 2015 - 12:00am
The number of foreign workers in Canada tripled in the past ten years, although they still made up less than two percent of the overall labor force.
All about Canadian apples
by Mel Tobias - March 10, 2015 - 12:00am
Agriculture Canada reported that each Canadian ate an average of almost 12kg of apples in 2013, totaling to about $200 million apple farms.
Premier 1st class dining in Vancouver
by Mel Tobias - March 1, 2015 - 12:00am
Vancouverites love to eat and Vancouver is a dining city. Our city boasts countless world-class restaurants, an overwhelmingly array of authentic ethnic cuisine and a bounty of deliciousness from both sea and l...
Rising cost of being Canadian
by Mel Tobias - January 20, 2015 - 12:00am
For the second time in a year, the federal government has increased the fee it charges for citizenship.
Quotable quotes for the Christmas season
by Mel Tobias - December 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Let me share my collection of wonderful, inspiring, meaningful quotes found in second hand books, graffitti walls, stray note cards, sayings and personal meditati
Consumer confidence on the decline
by Mel Tobias - December 14, 2014 - 12:00am
The Conference Board of Canada’s published report showed a continuing three-month decline overall in consumer optimism. There is a period of an increasingly economic environment change globally and an inconsistent...
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