Education transforms a life

As part of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s Together project, the Vancouver Public Library will be hosting an evening of storytelling on May 2. An international Masters student at Simon Fraser University passionate about global development and education opportunities for youth, Anna Kimwill share her journey from Uzbekistan to Korea and to Canada.  “Education is…

Victoria Vaseleniuck, Glyn Lewis, and Debra Pool, of Canadian Parents For French

Merging two official languages

Since the Official Languages Act was passed in 1969, Canada has had two official languages: English, and French. In theory, it was designed to ensure easy access to all services in either language. In practice, it has meant that the divide between Francophone and Anglophones has stretched ever further, with little incentive to bridge that gap at all, either culturally or linguistically. [Read more…]