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Libraries, Volunteering and Canada – Read Dennia’s story

Volunteering

I moved to Canada in July of 2016 from Hong Kong. I was working as a Production Manager of a global fashion retail company. I worked long hours and was extremely busy; this career fully occupied me physically, and mentally. I did not have the chance for stillness and I regret that I spent too much time away from my family due to this busy lifestyle. Continue reading

Celebrate Halloween in the Lower Mainland

Celebrate Halloween

You may have noticed that many folks are decorating their houses with skeletons, graves, spider webs, and carved pumpkins, and stores are filled with costumes of many sorts. It’s nearly time for Halloween. Halloween is celebrated October 31st every year in many parts of the world. Canadians, generally, assume that everyone celebrates Halloween, but, for many new to Canada, there is a question of how to participate. Continue reading