Wave 109 – Read on this issue…

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Interview with Mônica Sousa

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Mônica, 62 years old, is the daughter of Brazilian cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa, the creator of Brazil’s most beloved short and toothy figure. She served as inspiration for one of the most famous comic book characters in the country, Mônica, who is completing 60 years of her creation (…) READ MORE ➜

Embracing a Productive Future – The Benefits of Working After Age 65

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Canada is a country known for its diverse and inclusive society and is witnessing changes in the dynamics of the labor market, with the absorption of a growing number of active seniors. The recognition of their skills, abilities and experience favor the permanence of this segment in productive activities (…) READ MORE ➜

115 Years of Japanese Immigration in Brazil – A Journey of Culture, Integration and Cooperation

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Since the moment the first Japanese ship docked in Brazilian lands, 115 years ago, Japanese immigration has intertwined with Brazilian culture in a profound and enriching way. The celebration of this historic milestone not only reverberates in the histories of descendant families, but also reflects the remarkable contribution that this community has brought to the country. Japanese immigration is a narrative of cooperation, culture and resilience that deserves to be remembered and celebrated (…) READ MORE ➜

Children in Canada? Discover the “Top-3” essential financial products for families with children

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Is the family growing? Got a new baby on the way, or small kids around here?
As parents in Canada, it is important for us to know some basic financial products available to families in Canada, which are very important to provide security and protect our children’s future. (…) coming soon ➜

Bebel Gilberto in Canada. Taking the “John” show to Ottawa and Montreal September 6 & 7, 2023

In a much-anticipated event, Brazilian-American singer Bebel Gilberto is set to delight audiences in Montreal and Ottawa with her captivating voice and mesmerizing melodies as she performs her latest album, “João”. The tour fuses contemporary sounds with the rich traditions of bossa nova. It showcases Bebel’s talent and ability to unite cultures through music. (…) READ MORE ➜

Children’s Tale – The pranks of Charles the cat at the airport

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With lush fur and eyes that glittered with mischief, Charles was a cheeky cat and undisputed king of his domain. But he had no idea that his cozy life was about to be turned upside down, quite literally! (…) READ MORE ➜

Immigration – Directed Calls Express Entry 2023

The Canadian government, through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), announced in May 2023 that it would start making invitations directed to desired candidates for Canada. In this type of selection, eligible candidates on the Express Entry register are invited to a specific category, established by the Minister, in order to meet an identified economic objective. (…) READ MORE ➜

The Rise of the Virtual “Personal Trainer” Model

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Incorporate fitness into your everyday life. In recent years, the fitness industry has undergone a significant transformation with the emergence of virtual personal trainers. Utilizing technology and the internet, these digital trainers have revolutionized the fitness world, transforming the way people approach their health and wellness goals. (…) READ MORE ➜

Japanese-Brazilian sushi in Toronto. A fusion of three cultures

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With the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, Brazil is a country where the traditions and influences of Japanese culture have found fertile soil to thrive. The country inherited from the Japanese a cultural richness that goes beyond geographic borders, and one of the most appreciated aspects of this heritage is, without a doubt, the cuisine of sushi. (…) READ MORE➜