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Lessons from an (unusual) Asian immigrant father
Immigrant dads in Canada tend to have a bad rap -- Asian fathers especially. The stereotypical Asian immigrant dad is super-strict and overbearing, expecting nothing less than straight A's from his...
Jun 17th, 2012
Mother's Day tribute to a brilliant immigrant mom
Michelle Pham paints the portrait of her mother, a fiercely intelligent woman (fluent in Russian, Chinese and English) who escaped Vietnam for a better life.
May 13th, 2012
Daughter of Canadian war veteran, Jackie Scott, denied citizenship by Canada. Again.
"They're discrediting my father," Scott said on the rejection of her Canadian citizenship application. This time, she said, even her war veteran father's Canadian status is being put into question.
Jan 28th, 2012