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Students get an opportunity to interact with and learn from other cultures, lands, and demographics. Diversity provides for a holistic and enriching learning experience.

Many people have kept a diary at some point in their lives. It is a common behavior, especially in childhood and adolescence, partly due to the influence of emulation. This habit gradually decreases with advancing age.

When it comes to immigration, Canada consistently holds leading positions in the list of countries with the most pleasant and understandable conditions for newcomers.

45 Barkwin, Etobicoke, a place in my heart,

Where moments of love and life were shared.

In February this year, briefly I stayed,

June to October, with joy, I swayed.

HeeSun, a poet and storybook writer affiliated with the University in the Community and a member of Pen International, illuminates the world with her beautiful poems, songs, and stories, bringing hope and inspiration to those fortunate enough to experience her work. Through her global perspective and commitment to free expression, HeeSun's contributions extend beyond borders, creating a tapestry of creativity that fosters connection and understanding.

A Random Friday

Dec 28, 2023

Navigate the bustling chaos of city subways and stumble upon a heartfelt letter that reshapes one commuter's entire Friday. Dive into a tale where unexpected connections remind us of the profound bonds that can form amidst life's hustle.

A grumpy teenager

Nov 21, 2023

The true story of a teenager's unhappiness since an unwilling move to a different city.

One Teacher’s Perspective: When COVID-19 shut down our schools and campuses in February 2020, all classes immediately went into virtual classrooms. One teacher's perspective on everything that happened since that time.

Today the whole world knows what is happening in Ukraine. War came to my home in February of 2022 one morning at 5:30am with a deafening explosion from the airport about 15 kilometers from my street.

You may be able to claim a credit for eligible tuition and other fees paid for courses taken in 2021. You can claim up to $250 for each year, and if you don't make a claim one year, the amount carries forward for use in later years to a maximum of $5,000 in your lifetime. This credit started in 2020.

Zhi Hai’s Story

Jun 20, 2019

Zhihai is an ESL student in the first level ESL class at Overland Learning Centre. It is remarkable that he is 91 years old and has been learning English for over two years now.

When Saigon fell to the Vietcong, I was only in kindergarten. But soon, school became “re-education”. We swept streets and picked up garbage.

The Workers' Educational Association of Canada (WEA) has been a champion of free, public education for adults since its beginning in 1918.

Love of Learning

Dec 7, 2015

As the late American journalist, Christopher Morley, once said “There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning”.

In part one, we learned that eighteen-year old Sarah came from Tehran during the Gulf War to marry forty-year-old Yousef.

Since coming to power in Ottawa, the Conservative government has made a number of changes to the legislation governing many aspects of immigration.

Duoli’s Story

May 7, 2011

Can you imagine a senior who is 74 years old learning English from Zero? How could I learn English at my age?

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