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Immigrants find ways to be a part of community PDF Print E-mail
Written by NICOLE BUTZ   
Wednesday, 02 March 2011 16:12

Korean speaker talks about how to integrate into Canadian society

Michael Ji was just eight years old when he moved to the small town of Jasper, Alta. from Korea. His friends were mostly Caucasian and he noticed no difference between their races. It wasn't until his early teens when he started to realize he stood out from everyone else around him in Canada.

"The concept of race or different ethnic backgrounds never dawned on me until I was getting older," Ji said.

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Calgarian loses brother in Tripoli; family says he was killed for helping those wounded on the street PDF Print E-mail
Written by Asha Siad   
Sunday, 27 February 2011 21:51

Locals protest for freedom as pressure rises in Libya

Fighting back tears unsuccessfully while leading some of the chants like “Go, go, Gadhafi,” Fathia Ali joined dozens of protesters on a chilly Saturday afternoon in front of City Hall. Despite just hearing the news of her brother’s death on Friday in Tripoli, she came out to show solidarity and support for the Libyan people.

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Libyan Canadian shares hopes for home country PDF Print E-mail
Written by Asha Siad   
Sunday, 27 February 2011 21:38

Local young man wants to see more support from western world

Growing up hearing many stories from his father about Libya’s past before president Moammar Gadhafi’s 42-year reign, 21-year-old Moataz Elgwarsha smiled while reminiscing about a Libya he was never able to experience.

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Give a deal and get a customer PDF Print E-mail
Written by Serena Alibhai   
Friday, 25 February 2011 13:50

Businesses are using online discount programs as a marketing tool

Calgary business owners are signing up to offer great discounts – drawing customers in and keeping them spending. New online discount businesses such as Groupon use the Internet to change the way businesses attract consumers to their goods or services.

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