Articles/Blogging

I freelance write for the Canadian Immigrant magazine in a monthly basis (my articles cover topics from career planning/job search/entrepreneurship to EP, Food Security, Sustainability and other topics that affect communities in general and newcomers/immigrants in particular)

I also blog for other organizations:

O.U.R. Ecovillage:

October 14 post: UBC PDC: Silvia’s experience

October 28: My Permaculture Adventure – Longing for The Shire

ISS OF BC:

Volunteer your way to a dream job: (January 2014): http://issbcblog.org/2014/01/14/volunteer-your-way-to-a-dream-job/

Village Surrey (Transition Initiative):

http://villagesurrey.wordpress.com/ (admin, blogger, contributor, editor, social media coordinator)

Surrey/White Rock Food Action Coalition:

http://foodactioncoalitionswr.com/

(admin, blogger, contributor, editor, social media coordinator)

Canadian Immigrant Magazine

(both printed and online issues):

Building Resilience (published September 2014): Building Resilience article September 2014

The myth of “No Canadian experience” (online and print, published August 2014)

The “Elephant in the Room” series:

Elephant in the room series working poor published April 2014 – Online version: http://canadianimmigrant.ca/community/working-poor-immigrant-survival-jobs-and-poverty#comments

Elephant in the room series Depression and immigrant job seekers – Published Feb 2014

Making the Right Nutritious Choices for your Family (Food for Thought)

New Year resolutions (January 2014)

Speaker at Career Fair 2013:

http://canadianimmigrant.ca/careerfair/vancouver/sessions

Articles on Career Planning, LMI and Job Search

What are your resolutions – published January 2014

Owing your Resume- November 2013

No Canadian Exp-published-Oct-2013

Alternatives to the full-time job paradigm: search strategies

Where and how to get work references in Canada

Using social media for job success

Community involvement can help in career search

Shaping your job search with specific tools

How strategic volunteering can help career development

Myths and truths about foreign credential evaluation

Samples (will open as PDF from magazine):

Survival Jobs  – published  December 2012

Get connected – Published January 2013

Ready Set Work – published February 2013

Shaping Your Job Search  – published March 2013

Good References – published May 2013

Tweet This! Using Social Media for Job Success – published June 2013

Job Search With a Twist – alternatives to the full-time job paradigm – published Aug 2013

Make or Break – Published Sept 2013

no Canadian Exp-published-Oct-2013

Food for Thought – Nov 2013

Owing your resume – published december 2013

What are your resolutions – published January 2014

Articles on Sustainable – Green – Simple Living

Samples (will open as PDF from magazine):

Living Sustainably – published April 2013

Articles on Emergency Preparedness and Resilience:

Samples (will open as PDF from magazine):

Better Prepared than Scared – published May 2013

Articles on Food:

Food for Thought – Nov 2013

Articles on Family/Personal Budget/Debt Management

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