Immigrant stories in the news

Immigrant stories in the news

Learn more about the contribution of immigrants throughout Canada in this collection of news stories.

Province Community Story Source Date
Alberta Edmonton Black CEO makes STEM accessible for Edmonton youth citynews.ca 2022/05/31
Alberta Calgary Calgary women sew hope for future with reusable bags cbc.ca 2022/03/16
Alberta Calgary Meet the Calgary cab driver who has delivered groceries to dozens of seniors for 15 years cbc.ca 2021/07/12
Alberta Edmonton Edmonton runner's coaches say he has what it takes to reach Olympic podium in Tokyo cbc.ca 2021/07/08
Alberta Calgary Marichu Antonio makes history as Calgary's Citizen of the Year cbc.ca 2021/06/22
British Columbia Vancouver Island 103-year-old B.C. war veteran, fundraising champion becomes Canadian citizen ctvnews.ca 2022/07/22
British Columbia Vancouver ‘Tailor to the stars’: Burnaby man still crafting fine suits after 66 years vancouverisawesome.ca 2022/05/11
British Columbia Surrey Surrey siblings use dance and comedy on TikTok to call out outdated cultural beliefs cbc.ca 2022/03/01
British Columbia Victoria Camosun students from Kenya raise $2,500 for Doctors Without Borders nexusnewspaper.com 2022/01/12
British Columbia White Rock White Rock, B.C. man donates $400,000 on his 73rd birthday globalnews.ca 2021/10/14
British Columbia Vancouver East Vancouver restaurant owner home delivers ice during heatwave citynews1130.com 2021/06/29
British Columbia Kamloops Kamloops international students are enriching the economy, culture of the city infonews.ca 2021/04/18
British Columbia Vancouver Entrepreneur launches fund to help small businesses struggling during pandemic dailyhive.com 2021/04/07
British Columbia Vernon Culinary dreams made real castanet.net 2020/03/04
British Columbia Vancouver Alphonso Davies on life as Canada's next great soccer star macleans.ca 2018/08/02
British Columbia Vancouver Woman collecting bottles and cans donates $15K to cancer foundation bc.ctvnews.ca 2018/10/11
Canada   Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies to donate World Cup earnings to charity cbc.ca 2022/08/02
Canada   Three-time Olympic medallist Maggie Mac Neil named Best Female Athlete of Tokyo 2020 olympic.ca 2021/10/24
Manitoba Winnipeg Paskievich’s war doc premieres at WAG winnipegfreepress.com 2021/11/09
Manitoba Winnipeg Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Tina Chen news.umanitoba.ca 2021/10/25
Manitoba Russell They left the Philippines for temporary work. How this small Manitoba town became home thestar.com 2021/07/24
Manitoba Winnipeg Winnipeg tailor, former refugee hands out 100 sandwiches to mark anniversary of his journey cbc.ca 2021/05/02
Manitoba Winnipeg 'They want to bless each other': New Winnipeg pizzeria lets customers donate a slice to others in need cbc.ca 2019/06/06
New Brunswick Moncton Design From Africa Wants to Bridge Cultures Through Clothing huddle.today 2018/01/05
Newfoundland St. John's Can’t pay? It’s OK: St. John’s restaurant feeds hungry for free cbc.ca 2019/07/10
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Nursing runs in the family for the Silverios nnsl.com 2021/05/12
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Yellowknife Is Home: Refugees Tell Their Stories - Ngan Trinh edgenorth.ca 2015/12/11
Nova Scotia Halifax Former basketball pro finds love, marriage and mentorship opportunities in Halifax cbc.ca 2021/03/22
Nova Scotia Sydney Cape Breton restaurant hands out thousands of free meals saltwire.com 2022/09/26
Nova Scotia Cape Breton Good Samaritans help Cape Breton residents after Fiona ctvnews.ca 2022/09/26
Nova Scotia Halifax How this Syrian refugee is giving back to his new home during COVID-19 cbc.ca 2020/12/23
Nova Scotia Antigonish Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size cbc.ca 2018/08/05
Nunavut Iqaluit Life was a struggle in Zimbabwe. Moving to Nunavut gave me hope cbc.ca 2022/05/15
Nunavut Chesterfield Inlet Nunavut-raised Canadian aims to take on anti-racism advocacy on national youth council cbc.ca 2021/08/10
Ontario Ottawa How soccer is uniting immigrants and newcomers in Ottawa ottawacitizen.com 2022/09/12
Ontario Toronto Egyptian-born newcomer Moatassem Moatez builds a successful business during the pandemic canadianimmigrant.ca 2022/10/04
Ontario Hearst L’esprit entrepreneurial d’une Ivoirienne installée à Hearst (in French only) ici.radio-canada.ca 2022/11/11
Ontario Waterloo Local philanthropists pledge up to $1.2M for hospital equipment therecord.com 2022/11/14
Ontario St. Catharines International student among Brock volunteers giving back at Canada Games brocku.ca 2022/08/17
Ontario Toronto This fashion designer brings her Yoruba roots to the runway cbc.ca 2022/08/27
Ontario Toronto How urban gardening could be at the forefront of climate change adaptation in Canada's cities cbc.ca 2021/05/20
Ontario Toronto Indo-Canadian Sahib Singh Rana wins Immigrant Entrepreneur Award canadianimmigrant.ca 2021/05/19
Ontario Ottawa Yukon Bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher delights Canada's capital cbc.ca 2021/07/08
Ontario Windsor New UWindsor law dean first Arab woman and first Palestinian to hold the position in Canada windsorstar.com 2021/06/17
Ontario Ottawa He escaped civil war as a child. Now, he’s dedicating his life to helping others uottawa.ca 2021/06/14
Ontario Toronto Leziz Kitchen in Toronto is giving free food to those in need blogto.com 2021/02/18
Ontario Ottawa Une Franco-Ontarienne à la tête de la Commission canadienne pour l'UNESCO (in French only) ici.radio-canada.ca 2021/05/05
Ontario Bradford Restaurant owner gives back to community for ‘good Karma’ bradfordtoday.ca 2021/04/22
Ontario Ottawa Dr. Theresa Tam featured in this year’s Immigrant Women of Inspiration canadianimmigrant.ca 2021/04/01
Ontario Ottawa Former pro-basketball player giving back to Overbrook community cbc.ca 2020/07/30
Ontario London Mary Gianan, Personal Support Worker, “You are holding them, you are in their bubble” iamlondon.com 2020/09/15
Ontario Toronto Graduates from Jamaica work on the front lines of COVID-19 senecacollege.ca 2020/06/11
Ontario Sudbury L'« histoire d'immigration positive » d'un entrepreneur syrien, désormais citoyen canadien (in French only) cbc.ca 2020/03/06
Ontario Toronto How Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia used sports to acclimate to Canada sportsnet.ca 2017/06/02
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Histoire d’immigration: chanter son amour de l’opéra à l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard (in French only) l-express.ca 2021/04/17
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown A talk with Mohammed Moin, co-founder of Somru BioScience Inc. theguardian.pe.ca 2017/09/02
Quebec Montreal Senegalese and Inuit singing come together at Kanesatake powwow cbc.ca 2022/06/01
Quebec Saint-Félicien Saint-Félicien Diesel déroule le tapis rouge pour des travailleurs philippins (in French only) lequotidien.com 2021/10/23
Quebec Montréal Montreal pianist ‘keeps audience breathless’ as he wins prestigious international competition cbc.ca 2021/10/22
Quebec Montréal Shelter in a Twitter storm mcgill.ca 2021/01/27
Quebec Montréal Du beau, là aussi (in French only) lapresse.ca 2021/06/19
Quebec Montréal Nothing cookie-cutter about McGill student's Cookiestruct startup montrealgazette.com 2021/05/03
Quebec Montréal $5-million donation to MUHC Foundation will benefit nurses, research montrealgazette.com 2021/05/03
Quebec Montréal Des Chinoises solidaires font des bonnets (in French only) journaldemontreal.com 2020/06/26
Quebec Montréal Montreal businessman donates $1M to chez Doris women's shelter ctvnews.ca 2018/05/07
Saskatchewan Regina Award-winning nail artist partners with YWCA Regina for self-care workshop for women cbc.ca 2021/06/28
Saskatchewan Regina Regina developer creates grocery delivery site to help smaller local stores reach online shoppers cbc.ca 2021/04/20
Saskatchewan Saskatoon 'A dream come true': Felipe Gomez named 2021 Saskatchewanderer cbc.ca 2021/04/01

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