Our Journey to Canada

A blog highlighting stories of people who have immigrated to Canada as well as their children and grandchildren.  

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June 27, 2018

Meet Darleen Schiavo, a proud Lebanese-Canadian. She is the Director of Operations at Shway Shway Cafe, the Director of Community Relations at Cris Kambouris Realty, and is a huge advocate of supporting local. Darleen speaks two languages, is a University of Windsor graduate, and volunteers for a number of Windsor-Essex charities. When reflecting on her family's immigration...

June 18, 2018

Meet Kawmadi Abeytunge, a proud Sri Lankan-Canadian. She is entering her 2nd year of Medical School at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Western University (Windsor campus). Kawmadi is the local officer of Global health education for the CFMS, is a member of the Schulich political advocacy committee and an executive for the Teddy Bear Hospital. Kawmadi also part...

June 12, 2018

Meet Sarah Mushtaq. She is a proud Pakistani-Canadian. Sarah is a recent graduate of the Odette MBA program, speaks three languages, and is a huge community advocate in issues relating to the rights of women, newcomers, and access to education. She has recently been appointed as the Patient Education & Information Coordinator at Windsor Regional Hospital's Cancer Program. W...

June 5, 2018

Meet Constable Neil McEachrane. He is a proud Trinidad and Tobago-Canadian. Constable McEachrane is the Diversity Officer for the Windsor Police Services, a  University of Windsor graduate, and is committed to celebrating Windsor's multiculturalism. While reflecting on his immigration story, this is what he had to say:


"At the age of 14 I emigrated from Trinidad and Tobago...

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