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Daily Life in CanadaJune 17, 2022

Arrive salutes newcomer dads: Jimmy Hysi

From an interview between Miri Hysi, Senior Product Manager at Arrive, and his dad, Jimmy Hysi. In Albania, Jimmy Hysi studied kinesiology and played competitive volleyball at university where he eventually became a teacher and coach. During periods of civil unrest, Jimmy traveled to neighbouring countries as a seasonal migrant [...]

CareerMay 13, 2022

How to achieve your goals within 15 months in Canada: Humza Khan’s Story

From an interview with Humza Khan, Banking Advisor, RBC Meeting Place. Humza Khan arrived in  Canada from Pakistan in February 2021 to join his wife, who was already living in Toronto. With six years experience in retail banking, dealing with people and building relationships, Humza set his sights on landing [...]

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CareerApril 29, 2022

Finding the right tools to succeed in your life and career in Canada

From an interview with Damanjyot Talwar, Senior Product Manager, RBC Ventures. Damanjyot Talwar started his career in India as a software engineer. While working as a technical product manager at a global tech firm, Damanjyot participated in a worldwide hackathon sponsored by the company. His hack was unique, management liked [...]

CareerApril 1, 2022

How to start from scratch in Canada to get where you belong

From an interview with Jaspreet Kaur, Banking Advisor, RBC Newcomer Meeting Place. Jaspreet Kaur came to Canada at the age of 19. She knew very little about Canada or how things worked, and had no work experience. She struggled at times, but set out to prove herself. One of the [...]