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Advice to Newcomers

Azim Lila

Azim’s family left behind political instability in Tanzania to settle in Toronto. He talks about the importance of faith in their integration and offers three pieces of advice to newcomers.

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  • Clément Ndiaye

    When he arrived in Montreal from Senegal, Clément’s biggest hurdle was learning English. He struggled with job interviews until he discovered a few secrets of his own. Clément now works at TD.

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  • Om Sharma

    Om experienced the culture shock of moving from Delhi to be a teacher in the small community of Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia. Om is proud of the contributions he has made in Canada as a teacher of 35 years.

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