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Closing the gender gap: How we can prepare our daughters for the negotiation backlas

July 23, 2015

By Kristene Quan, Globe and Mail | Before Sheryl Sandberg became Facebook’s chief operating officer, she had to agree to the terms of her contract, including compensation. Facebook’s founder and chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg, had made an offer, which Sandberg, then vice-president of Google, thought was fair. They had been discussing Facebook’s mission and Zuckerberg’s vision for the future, and as Sandberg describes in her 2013 book Lean In:...

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Family in Calgary may be forced out of Canada because of baby

July 21, 2015

By Falice Chin, CBC News | A Nigerian couple who came to Calgary as skilled workers may be forced to leave because their baby was born in the U.S. while their immigration documents were being processed. Dimeji and Deborah Tawose arrived in Calgary with their three children in mid-July under the federal skilled worker program. Both are medical radiographers. But confusion over the status of their youngest child, who’s still...

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SUCCESS Walk with the Dragon raised $400,000

July 20, 2015

By Canadian Immigrant | Under bright sunny skies, SUCCESS Foundation’s annual fundraising event, Walk with the Dragon, celebrated its 30th year at Lumbermen’s Arch, Stanley Park, on Sunday, July 19, with more than 10,000 participants and raised another $400,180 for the continuance and enhancement of important social services at SUCCESS for the Metro Vancouver communities. “The longevity and success of Walk with the Dragon rely on the community’s continued encouragement...

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Walk with the Dragon unites community

July 19, 2015

By Chuck Chiang, Vancouver Sun | The sunlight may have been glaring at times, but despite the heat, Yik Fung Au-Yeung was all smiles on Sunday. Au-Yeung, a famed Vancouver accountant and volunteering activist, has attended SUCCESS’s Walk with the Dragon every year since the event’s inception. With the fundraising march celebrating its 30th anniversary with this year’s version at Stanley Park’s Lumbermen’s Arch Sunday, Au-Yeung said he would not...

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BMO New Canadians Study: More Than Half of Immigrant Parents Believe Their Children Will Be Better Off in Canada

July 17, 2015

By Life View | – Ninety-five per cent of New Canadians think it is likely their children will obtain a post-secondary education – Two thirds are more optimistic about Canada’s economy than the economy in their native country – Sixty-five per cent of immigrants consider it a priority to leave as much money as possible to their children, yet fewer than a third have a will BMO Wealth Management today...

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Vancouver seventh-best place in Canada to be a woman; Victoria takes top spot

July 16, 2015

By Business in Vancouver | Vancouver ranks seventh in Canada in a list of the best places for women to live, according to a July 15 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The list is based on a study that compared leadership, health, personal security, education and economic security in 25 Canadian cities. Women in Vancouver score highly in terms of health, educational attainment, leadership roles and having a relatively small...

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