Stories of Immigrants of Toronto. Aiming to open people’s minds through real stories of immigration.
Hello everybody! It has been a while since the last time I released an episode. So to be clear from the start, this episode is the last one I’m launching, at least for a while.
I launched the first episode in August of 2019. But I started working on it earlier that year, which means that I’ve been technically working on it for three years.
It’s not easy to make the decision to put the podcast on hiatus because it’s an essential par...
This episode was originally broadcast on September 14, 2021.
Pragya Diwan moved to Canada from India to pursue her career. As she says, things were just too good, so she looked for a change.
In this episode, she talks about her journey as an immigrant in the media field. And how her decisions helped her to host a radio show and, later, create her own initiative called The Student Ally.Subscribe to the Podcast
This episode was originally broadcast on August 10, 2021.
Karla Medina moved to Canada from Venezuela worried about her life. She didn’t know when she arrived that she had a case to apply as a refugee.
She talks about resources that people in her situation should know and use. And also how, after everything she went through, she was able to get a job that she loves.Subscribe to the Podcast
This episode was originally broadcast on May 18, 2021.
In this episode, I chat with Gunjan and Farhan Kafil. Originally from India, they met in Dubai and decided to move to Canada. But before establishing in Toronto, they took a fantastic road trip across the country. Today, they share with us their journey of immigration.Subscribe to the Podcast
This episode was originally broadcast on September 21, 2021.
Mariela Gutierrez was born in Mexico but moved to the USA at a very young age. Later in her life, she decided to move to Toronto.
She talks about the struggles of the immigrant journey as she saw it from her parents, moving to the United States from Mexico. The challenge of starting a new life in a different country to provide a better life for her family.Subscribe to th...
This episode was originally broadcast on July 20, 2021.
Dean Lobo moved from India to Toronto in 2018. He took a bridging program that helped him adapt and find a job in his field.
He talks about the microaggressions that sometimes we, as immigrants, face and how was able to get a job at a non-profit that helps minorities.
Listen to episode 59 as well if you want to hear more about microaggressions.Subscribe to the Podcast
This episode was originally broadcast on May 5, 2021.
In this episode, I chat with Melanie Anthony. She’s my first guest from Mauritius, and she shares her journey of immigration.Subscribe to the Podcast
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This episode was originally broadcast on June 8, 2021.
Laura Stürmer, my guest from Episode 24, joins me one year later. Her life has changed quite a bit since the first episode we did together. First, we talk about how she switched jobs when the lockdown started, then how she bought a home, and finally about mental health.Subscribe to the Podcast
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This episode was originally broadcast on June 22, 2021.
Today I’ll be talking about how we, as immigrants, measure success, as well as sharing a few tips to avoid comparing our life with people who didn’t move to a new country.Three tips on how to avoid comparing your success with others
[Rebroadcast] Top 10 of 2021: #9 – Helping newcomers start their businesses: Ryan Hollinrake (Canada)
This episode was originally broadcast on October 19, 2021.
Ryan Hollinrake joins me today to talk about how Access Community Capital Fund helps newcomers with no credit history in Canada fund and succeed as entrepreneurs.Subscribe to the Podcast
Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings.
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