In this Asian Heritage Month of May, the East&West Dialogue will have two distinguished guest speakers, from East and West Asia, respectively, come and share their life stories, cultural experience and have a dialogue with our audience.
How have they come this far to today’s achievements? As first-generation immigrants, what barriers and opportunities have they witnessed in Canada? How do they maintain and evolve their traditions? What observations and suggestions do they have for fellow immigrants to cope with everyday life here?
Continue reading “East&West Dialogue with City Councillor and Civil Liberty Advocate”
In a two part series, Ontario award-winning legal expert Harry Fine will illustrate the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords with real stories. He will share also his observation and suggestions on how cultural difference plays a role in understanding, or misunderstanding, of the rights, obligations, and how to deal with conflicts. Everyone is welcome to bring their own questions, and have a dialogue with Harry at the East and West Learning Connections! Continue reading “EAWLC Lecture: Understanding Tenant and Landlord Rights, and How Cultural Difference Plays a Role”
Ready for a moment floating in poetry, live music and songs?
With the courtesy of our old friend, national poet laureate George Elliott Clarke, the East and West Learning Connections proudly co-hosts this exciting festival for you.
Five poets will each recite poetry for approximately 10 minutes. Then each poet’s reading will conclude with the singing–by a professional singer–of a poem of theirs that has been set to music. Continue reading “5 Poets Breaking Into Song at EAWLC”