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 Calgary Ukrainian immigrants build successful construction company in Calgary 2024/04/15
Alberta Stony Plain Alberta landscaping company gives deaf Ukrainian refugees a fresh start 2023/11/08
Alberta Edmonton Black CEO makes STEM accessible for Edmonton youth 2022/05/31
Alberta Calgary Calgary women sew hope for future with reusable bags 2022/03/16
Alberta Calgary Meet the Calgary cab driver who has delivered groceries to dozens of seniors for 15 years 2021/07/12
Alberta Edmonton Edmonton runner's coaches say he has what it takes to reach Olympic podium in Tokyo 2021/07/08
Alberta Calgary Marichu Antonio makes history as Calgary's Citizen of the Year 2021/06/22
British Columbia Popkum Firefighter attends citizenship ceremony while on front lines of B.C. wildfire 2023/08/23
British Columbia Vancouver Island 103-year-old B.C. war veteran, fundraising champion becomes Canadian citizen 2022/07/22
British Columbia Vancouver ‘Tailor to the stars’: Burnaby man still crafting fine suits after 66 years 2022/05/11
British Columbia Surrey Surrey siblings use dance and comedy on TikTok to call out outdated cultural beliefs 2022/03/01
British Columbia Victoria Camosun students from Kenya raise $2,500 for Doctors Without Borders 2022/01/12
British Columbia White Rock White Rock, B.C. man donates $400,000 on his 73rd birthday 2021/10/14
British Columbia Vancouver East Vancouver restaurant owner home delivers ice during heatwave 2021/06/29
British Columbia Kamloops Kamloops international students are enriching the economy, culture of the city 2021/04/18
British Columbia Vancouver Entrepreneur launches fund to help small businesses struggling during pandemic 2021/04/07
British Columbia Vernon Culinary dreams made real 2020/03/04
British Columbia Vancouver Alphonso Davies on life as Canada's next great soccer star 2018/08/02
British Columbia Vancouver Woman collecting bottles and cans donates $15K to cancer foundation 2018/10/11
Canada   Canadian soccer star Alphonso Davies to donate World Cup earnings to charity 2022/08/02
Canada   Three-time Olympic medallist Maggie Mac Neil named Best Female Athlete of Tokyo 2020 2021/10/24
Manitoba Winnipeg Paskievich’s war doc premieres at WAG 2021/11/09
Manitoba Winnipeg Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Tina Chen 2021/10/25
Manitoba Russell They left the Philippines for temporary work. How this small Manitoba town became home 2021/07/24
Manitoba Winnipeg Winnipeg tailor, former refugee hands out 100 sandwiches to mark anniversary of his journey 2021/05/02
Manitoba Winnipeg 'They want to bless each other': New Winnipeg pizzeria lets customers donate a slice to others in need 2019/06/06
New Brunswick Moncton Design From Africa Wants to Bridge Cultures Through Clothing 2018/01/05
Newfoundland St. John's Can’t pay? It’s OK: St. John’s restaurant feeds hungry for free 2019/07/10
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Nursing runs in the family for the Silverios 2021/05/12
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Yellowknife Is Home: Refugees Tell Their Stories - Ngan Trinh 2015/12/11
Nova Scotia Halifax Former basketball pro finds love, marriage and mentorship opportunities in Halifax 2021/03/22
Nova Scotia Sydney Cape Breton restaurant hands out thousands of free meals 2022/09/26
Nova Scotia Cape Breton Good Samaritans help Cape Breton residents after Fiona 2022/09/26
Nova Scotia Halifax How this Syrian refugee is giving back to his new home during COVID-19 2020/12/23
Nova Scotia Antigonish Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size 2018/08/05
Nunavut Iqaluit Life was a struggle in Zimbabwe. Moving to Nunavut gave me hope 2022/05/15
Nunavut Chesterfield Inlet Nunavut-raised Canadian aims to take on anti-racism advocacy on national youth council 2021/08/10
Ontario Ottawa How soccer is uniting immigrants and newcomers in Ottawa 2022/09/12
Ontario Toronto Egyptian-born newcomer Moatassem Moatez builds a successful business during the pandemic 2022/10/04
Ontario Hearst L’esprit entrepreneurial d’une Ivoirienne installée à Hearst (in French only) 2022/11/11
Ontario Waterloo Local philanthropists pledge up to $1.2M for hospital equipment 2022/11/14
Ontario St. Catharines International student among Brock volunteers giving back at Canada Games 2022/08/17
Ontario Toronto This fashion designer brings her Yoruba roots to the runway 2022/08/27
Ontario Toronto How urban gardening could be at the forefront of climate change adaptation in Canada's cities 2021/05/20
Ontario Toronto Indo-Canadian Sahib Singh Rana wins Immigrant Entrepreneur Award 2021/05/19
Ontario Ottawa Yukon Bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher delights Canada's capital 2021/07/08
Ontario Windsor New UWindsor law dean first Arab woman and first Palestinian to hold the position in Canada 2021/06/17
Ontario Ottawa He escaped civil war as a child. Now, he’s dedicating his life to helping others 2021/06/14
Ontario Toronto Leziz Kitchen in Toronto is giving free food to those in need 2021/02/18
Ontario Ottawa Une Franco-Ontarienne à la tête de la Commission canadienne pour l'UNESCO (in French only) 2021/05/05
Ontario Bradford Restaurant owner gives back to community for ‘good Karma’ 2021/04/22
Ontario Ottawa Dr. Theresa Tam featured in this year’s Immigrant Women of Inspiration 2021/04/01
Ontario Ottawa Former pro-basketball player giving back to Overbrook community 2020/07/30
Ontario London Mary Gianan, Personal Support Worker, “You are holding them, you are in their bubble” 2020/09/15
Ontario Toronto Graduates from Jamaica work on the front lines of COVID-19 2020/06/11
Ontario Sudbury L'« histoire d'immigration positive » d'un entrepreneur syrien, désormais citoyen canadien (in French only) 2020/03/06
Ontario Toronto How Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia used sports to acclimate to Canada 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) 2021/04/17
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown A talk with Mohammed Moin, co-founder of Somru BioScience Inc. 2017/09/02
Quebec Montreal Senegalese and Inuit singing come together at Kanesatake powwow 2022/06/01
Quebec Saint-Félicien Saint-Félicien Diesel déroule le tapis rouge pour des travailleurs philippins (in French only) 2021/10/23
Quebec Montréal Montreal pianist ‘keeps audience breathless’ as he wins prestigious international competition 2021/10/22
Quebec Montréal Du beau, là aussi (in French only) 2021/06/19
Quebec Montréal Nothing cookie-cutter about McGill student's Cookiestruct startup 2021/05/03
Quebec Montréal $5-million donation to MUHC Foundation will benefit nurses, research 2021/05/03
Quebec Montréal Des Chinoises solidaires font des bonnets (in French only) 2020/06/26
Quebec Montréal Montreal businessman donates $1M to chez Doris women's shelter 2018/05/07
Saskatchewan Regina Award-winning nail artist partners with YWCA Regina for self-care workshop for women 2021/06/28
Saskatchewan Regina Regina developer creates grocery delivery site to help smaller local stores reach online shoppers 2021/04/20
Saskatchewan Saskatoon 'A dream come true': Felipe Gomez named 2021 Saskatchewanderer 2021/04/01

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