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The Immigrants of Toronto podcast is a place to listen to stories of immigration from people who, at any point in time, decided to call Toronto their home. You will find stories from people that just arrived, or also from others who have been living here most of their lives. But all these people share something in common, they were born somewhere else in the world, and now live in Toronto. So if you're curious to listen to what the life of an immigrant is, you're in the right place. Learn more about the project at https://www.immigrantsoftoronto.com/

The Immigrants of Toronto podcast is a place to listen to stories of immigration from people who, at any point in time, decided to call Toronto their home. You will find stories from people that just arrived, or also from others who have been living here most of their lives. But all these people share something in common, they were born somewhere else in the world, and now live in Toronto. So if you're curious to listen to what the life of an immigrant is, you're in the right place. Learn more about the project at https://www.immigrantsoftoronto.com/
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The Immigrants of Toronto podcast is a place to listen to stories of immigration from people who, at any point in time, decided to call Toronto their home. You will find stories from people that just arrived, or also from others who have been living here most of their lives. But all these people share something in common, they were born somewhere else in the world, and now live in Toronto. So if you're curious to listen to what the life of an immigrant is, you're in the right place. Learn more about the project at https://www.immigrantsoftoronto.com/

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English


Episodes

Ep #6: The world needs more Canada

9/17/2019
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In this episode, Oscar Cecena is interviewing Carlos Chalico, he moved with his family from Mexico seven years ago. He was looking for a better place to raise his children. He says that the world needs more Canada, and we’ll find out what he means with that.

Duration:00:28:01

Ep #5: The challenge of Canadian Experience

9/10/2019
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In this episode, Oscar Cecena is interviewing Carol Donohue. She'll be sharing her struggle with the Canadian Experience as an American immigrant in Canada.

Duration:00:19:08

Ep #4: Embracing a new culture as an immigrant

9/3/2019
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In this episode, Oscar Cecena is interviewing Raj Dam. He migrated from India, and he has been working on embracing the Canadian culture as an immigrant.

Duration:00:23:59

Ep #3: A positive attitude makes the difference

8/27/2019
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In this episode, I’m interviewing Gabriela Covaci. She has dedicated a big chunk of her life to helping newcomers in Canada, but she also helps children in her home country, Romania. She’ll be sharing with us how a positive attitude made the difference in her process of adapting to a new culture.

Duration:00:26:29

Ep #2: An immigrant with a Canadian passport

8/20/2019
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In this episode, I’m interviewing Rodrigo Königs. An immigrant with a one-of-a-kind story, he became a newcomer while holding a Canadian passport. He was born in Kitchener, Ontario, while his father was doing a Master’s Degree at the University of Waterloo. After he finished it, they moved back to Mexico, just when Rodrigo was 9 months old.

Duration:00:25:52

Ep #1: Becoming a writer in Toronto

8/13/2019
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Today I’m interviewing Gabriela Casineanu, a Romanian immigrant and award-winning author. She’ll be sharing her experience of becoming a writer in Toronto and the story of why the Immigrant Writers’ Association was founded.

Duration:00:23:30

Ep #0: The launch of the podcast

8/9/2019
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I was debating between doing or not an episode zero for the launch of the podcast. But then I realized that some of the podcasts I love the most have them, so I thought it could be a good idea. This episode is way shorter than the normal ones, but it's also a glimpse into what made me start the project and a little bit of my immigration story.

Duration:00:02:16