Things to Do in Mississauga

Based on the 2011 National Household Survey, the Regional Municipality of Peel has the 2nd highest percentage of recent immigrants in the Greater Toronto Area (at 15.5%), with almost 49% of immigrants from India in Ontario living in Peel. While it doesn’t have the hustle and bustle of Toronto, the neighbouring Mississauga, being the biggest city in Peel Region, is not exactly dead either. If you’re a newcomer to Mississauga or a downtowner wondering what’s out there, take a [...]

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Canada Loves to Eat Ribs

If you live in in the Greater Toronto Area, chances are you’ve heard about Ribfest, a summer event that takes place on a weekend in a large park that features a lot of family entertainment like live stage performances, busking, amusement park-style rides, games, and of course, yummy and delicious ribs. There are over twenty rib festivals taking place in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The ones listed below have free admission (though for some, donations are encouraged). Proceeds [...]

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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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