On May 26, 2015 Horizon Weekly of Montreal published the below news article about me receiving a Pioneers for Change award. – GK
Armenian-Canadian Gerard Keledjian is one of this year’s six recipients of Skills for Change’s (SfC) 2015 Pioneers for Change (PfC) Awards. He and other awards recipients will be speaking at a press conference Skills for Change will host at 11 am on Friday May 29th, 2015, to introduce the 2015 Pioneers for Change Awards recipients. Read more
The Orange LLP blog featured me this week as a newcomer success story! I was happy to share my stories – from Canadian media and the newcomer experience to maple syrup – with the readers of the blog. The interviewer was Tory Hetherington.
TH: You’re an incredibly accomplished person! How did you get your career started? Did you always know you’d have an involvement in media? Read more
When it comes to shopping for eyewear, how do new immigrants differ from their Canadian-raised offspring?
The fifth and current wave of immigration to Canada started after reforms were made to the country’s immigration law in the late 60s and throughout the 70s. The majority of immigrants began coming from South Asia, China, and to a lesser extent from the Philippines, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
So what do those recent immigrants look for when they go to optical stores here? And are there any differences between the ones who moved to Canada and their native-born offspring when it comes to consuming eyecare products? Read more
The article, titled “Introducing Toronto: A New Series for Newcomers”, is written by the magazine’s associate publisher Jill Snider Lum.