Life as a Canadian Immigrant Series

How Tolu defied odds to switch from Fisheries to becoming a Senior Developer in one of Canada’s largest organizations.

Today, in the “Life as a Canadian Immigrant” Series, we featured Tolulope Ibiyode. He shares his story of how he defied all odds to switch from fisheries to becoming a Senior Developer in one of Canada’s largest organizations. He attributes his success to his passion and tenacity. Hello, please tell us a bit about yourself. …

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Meet Femi Shine…The Proud Bariga Boy making waves as a Robotic/Automation Technician in Toronto.

In this “Life as a Canadian Immigrant” Series, we spoke with Femi Shine who always  refers to himself as the ‘Proud Bariga Boy’. Having completed the compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), he decided to set his sights on migrating to Canada. He shares with us his experience and the journey leading up to him becoming a robotic/automation technician. Hello, tell us a bit about yourself My name is Femi Shine and Indigene of Ondo state Nigeria but born and raised in Lagos. I attended the first secondary school in Nigeria; CMS Grammar School and I bagged my BSc Computer Science from Ekiti State University in 2012, completed the compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and decided to set my sights on migrating overseas in search of the golden fleece. I have been in Canada for 7yr, having arrived in the fall of 2013 to study Interactive digital media at Centennial College Story Arts Center.  How long have you been living in Canada, and how has the experience been so far? I have been in Canada for 7yrs, having  arrived in the fall of 2013 to study Interactive digital media at Centennial College Story Arts Centre. …

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From Babcock University Fresher in Nigeria to Academy Head Coach of Aurora FC in Toronto, Canada, meet Michael Fayehun.

Welcome to our “Life as a Canadian Immigrant Series”. Our feature today is Michael. In this interview, he shares his journey so far, and about succeeding in two different career paths at the same time Hello, tell us a bit about yourself My name is Michael Fayehun – Owner & Lead Photographer at F10 Studio …

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Adapting to a New Environment and Much More…How Olufemiloye is winning in his field in Canada.

Welcome to our “Life as a Canadian Immigrant Series”. Our second feature is Olu Ajiboye. Olufemiloye as he is popularly known, is an Immigration Consultant… In this interview, he shares his journey so far, adapting to Canada when he first arrived and so much more. Hello, Please tell us about yourself My name is Olu Ajiboye. A lot of people …

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Helping Newcomers in Canada…How Janey is Trailing a Path for Others

Welcome to our “Life as a Canadian Immigrant Series” We will be featuring immigrants in Canada as they share their story and life in Canada with us. This is our first feature and we happened to speak with Janey Buzugbe. Janey is a Tech Advocate, Speaker, Startup & growth Innovator, and Professional Newcomer Educator. In …

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