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Immigrant Story: First WINTER ,First year in CANADA

  My first winter encounter, in fact, my first week in Canada had me experiencing a bundle of “firsts”, like meeting people of different culture as the Filipinos,  learning a new outdoor winter activities, driving in a snowstorm and generally marvelling at the very cold temperatures and dodging knee-deep snow banks. It also …

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Why I Gained Weight in Canada

I haven’t weighed myself in over a year. It’s just a number, yes, but the selfies and candid shots tell it all. The growing piles of clothes that don’t fit me tell it all. The breakouts I’m unfortunately having tell it all. And the comments from friends and families at …

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4 Seasons in 48+ hours

I was on my way to work, walking on the snow dusted pathway, slipping and sliding a bit from the frost that had formed, when I started talking to myself, asking, “Why am I living here? What am I doing in a place like this? How did I get so …

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