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Read, watch and listen: the Asian edit

The things we read, watch and listen can deeply influence the way we think and the decisions we make. As part of our Asian Heritage Month spotlight, we asked some our members to share content by an Asian or about being Asian that had an impact on their lives. Jane Lee, Co-Founder, Launch Pop Read:…

May 27, 2021
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Celebrating your Asian heritage – what are you most proud of?

It’s Asian Heritage Month – a time when the spotlight is on our vibrant Asian cultures and we celebrate the communities that contribute so much to the fabric of Canada and around the world. Celebrating Asian heritage is at the heart of Ascend Canada and we want to recognize all of our members – the…

May 25, 2021
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Let’s talk about the model minority myth
By Kelvin Fung I am a son of Chinese immigrant parents from Hong Kong. Though I was born in Toronto, I was raised by my grandparents in Hong Kong until I was school age. When I moved to Canada as a 4 year old, my parents strongly encouraged me to assimilate so I could fit...
May 13, 2021
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Bell Canada joins Ascend Canada as Silver Partner

  Ascend Canada is pleased to welcome new silver sponsor Bell Canada, whose generous support will help us continue creating programming and initiatives to develop and advance Pan-Asian talent across Canada. Bell Canada is committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve. Together, Ascend Canada…

May 5, 2021
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Take 5: Managing your energy and time in the world of remote work

By Ellen Truong I’ve often thought that there weren’t enough hours in a day to accomplish everything that I planned to do. Throw in a global pandemic, and life as we previously knew it was flipped upside down. In the initial stages of the pandemic, I was optimistic about going virtual, about the convenience of…

May 5, 2021
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