Ethnic News In Canada

Want to hear news about your home as well as local stories on what’s happening? Like to get it in a language other than English. Here is a source of Chinese and South Asian newspapers and radio stations you can get your scoop from. MULTICULTURAL RADIO Chin Radio (AM 1540) featuring programs with over 30 languages, including Cantonese, Mandarin, Tamil, Tagalog, and Italian CHINESE RADIO Canadian Chinese Radio (FM 102.7 – private broadcaster) Fairchild Radio (AM 1430, FM 88.9) SOUTH ASIAN RADIO CINA (AM 1650) CMR (FM [...]

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Have You Tried Canada’s National Dishes?

As a newcomer to Canada, you must try some of the unique foods from this country. Below are a few must-tries along with a few regional selections. POUTINE The quintessential Canadian dish, made of French fries topped with cheese curds and light brown gravy. The prolificacy of the dish has spawned whole restaurants dedicated to the dish, creating hundreds of regional varieties like topping it with bacon, steak, mushrooms, sausage, peppers, and more. NANAIMO BARS The nanaimo bar, named after the Vancouver Island [...]

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10 Places To Try Ethnic Cuisine

Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world. That means Toronto is also a major food destination for anyone looking to try many great cuisines. Below is a list of some of the best ethnic restaurants you can find in Toronto. ALO – FRENCH The Number 1 in Canada’s Best 100 restaurants is French and not located in Quebec, but rather, in Toronto. The Toronto Star says “Alo is a new fine-dining restaurant at Queen and Spadina with [...]

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Multicultural Television In Canada

There are many options for those who want to watch television programming based on their own culture in Canada. ATN is a Hindi language specialty channel with family programming B4U is a Hindi-language channel that broadcasts Bollywood films and music programs Channel Y is a local South Asian channel in Canada ColorsTV features Viacom18’s programming from India Fairchild and Fairchild 2 features local and Hong Kong-based Cantonese language programming, including news, talk shows and scripted dramas from TVB and NowTV FTV broadcasts Tagalog and English programming from [...]

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Toronto Fun Near The Subway

New to Toronto but don’t have access to a car? Don’t worry, there is still lots you can do. Below is a list of fun attractions situated by a Toronto subway station that you and your family can easily get to. BROADWAY IN CANADA Ever wanted to see a big production on stage like the ones you hear about in New York? Many of our theatres and local playhouses are close to a subway station. The Princess of Wales and Queen [...]

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Things To Do In Markham

Not all immigrants situate themselves in the downtown core of a major city. For example, Toronto’s suburbs are filled with a huge ethnic population because many newcomers are opting to find homes in these areas instead. Markham is one of these hubs, on the northeast edge of Toronto with a huge Chinese and South-Asian population. If you’re a newcomer to the area or a downtowner interested in visiting Markham, here’s what you can do. SHOPPING Markham is a major shopping hub. Pacific [...]

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Ethnic Neighbourhoods In Toronto Near A Subway Station

Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world with many ethnic neighbourhoods located right on our subway network. If you want to explore some of these great cultural gems but don’t have access to a car, this is a good place to start. GREEK Situated along the subway line between Pape and Broadview Stations is Greektown, with a ton of restaurants for you to try authentic Greek food like gyros (shaved meat from a spit), souvlaki (barbecued meat [...]

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