beCOMING Canada

Interviews from the Passages
Canada Story Archive


Multiculturalism and Diversity

Elvira Sánchez de Malicki

As a teenager, Elvira travelled from Ecuador to Calgary intending to complete high school and then decided to stay. She embraced Canada, becoming influential in the Hispanic Canadian community.

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  • Richard Dong

    Richard, an acupuncturist from China, shares his uniquely multicultural story of arriving in Toronto and integrating initially into the Italian community because he spoke the language.

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  • Samuel Getachew

    Samuel, an Ethiopian Canadian inspired by Canadian humanitarian workers in Zambia, shares his pride in Canada’s peacekeeping legacy with youth and newcomers.

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