Humans of Toronto #HardWorkingMan

By Hasti K For as long as I can remember I have been working to provide for the people I love. It started when I was as young as three years old, I’d sell cigarettes to the workers on my family’s farm. That was until I was old enough to pick tea leaves. I remember looking through my sisters’ books and try and teach myself … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #HardWorkingMan

Humans of Toronto #ImmigrantExperience

By Ana O It was 2011, when my husband moved from Greece to Canada. He came alone, me and our daughters stayed back because we did not have a visa yet. We were seeing that employment was decreasing in Greece, so we decided to find a better place for our daughters to have a better future. My husband had a cousin in Canada and helped … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #ImmigrantExperience

Humans of Toronto #FamilyLove

By Lydia M My name is Bruce and I have a Chinese culture name called Zongmao. In 2016, around August, my family moved to Toronto, which was nearly three years ago. When I entered to Forest Hill, the first thing I decided to do was to start a club called “Go Club”. Go is a Chinese traditional board game. In Chinese, it is called “Wei … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #FamilyLove

Humans of FHCI: Amir Zade

By: Ira Dimogkioka What advice would you give your grade 9 self? I would tell myself to focus on developing good relationships with people rather than strictly academics. Also, to be more open to doing new things.  How would you define yourself in 3 words? Humble, smart and kind Where do you see yourself in ten years? I would see myself running the family business … Continue reading Humans of FHCI: Amir Zade

Humans of FHCI: Pavle Perisic

By: Ira Dimogkioka What is your favourite thing about yourself? I like everything about myself, but I would specifically choose my height or my eyes. What inspires you to do better? I am inspired by the people around me and I believe that being surrounded by a great team will always push you in the right direction. However, Min Kim inspires me to work harder … Continue reading Humans of FHCI: Pavle Perisic

Humans of FHCI: Shelsia Giovanna Cardoso

By: Ira Dimogkioka What’s a hidden talent that you have? I’m an amazing cook. My cooking skills are elite. What is your favorite thing about yourself? My hair or my eyelashes. What are you most grateful for today? I woke up. I’m grateful that I woke up and I’m still alive. What’s on your bucket list? Well there’s a lot but I really want to … Continue reading Humans of FHCI: Shelsia Giovanna Cardoso

Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Hadziahmetovic

By: Lielle Ronen What is the one thing that most people don’t know about you? I’ve undergone a serious surgery in the early stages of my teaching career. It further allowed me to find happiness in each and every day of my life.  Do you have any memorable trips/vacations in the past? Luckily, I have travelled extensively – predominantly through Europe.  My mother used to … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Hadziahmetovic

Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Pupovac

By Emma Kay and Madison Anisman What is one thing most people don’t know about you? “I lived in Italy and California for a little while.” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be? “This is my fourth career. I was a medical bio chemist going out of university. Then, I was a nutritionist and a researcher at the University of Toronto. I worked … Continue reading Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Pupovac