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 … More Humans of Toronto #HardWorkingMan
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 … More Humans of Toronto #ImmigrantExperience
Poetry inspired by Pablo Neruda — created by Ciara C and Danielle D. An original poetic piece by Pedro G.
By Deniz A. If there is one thing I can say tell you about life, it would be that you need to make sacrifices to see the most important things in your world to thrive. In this case my baby boy. Before I can get to that, let me explain where it all started. My … More Humans of Toronto #SingleMother
By: Tatiana C. On October 16th, the day of the Chamber Night began as the last few parents trickled into the auditorium, taking their seats. As Mrs. Simas stepped onto the stage to open the show with a little speech, the crowd burst into applause. You can feel pride and joy in the air as … More Chamber Night
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 … More Humans of Toronto #FamilyLove
Poetry videos inspired by William Carlos Williams and William Blake By Jacob, Evan, and Michael G.
Riding my heart, flying like a kite. Awaken my love, awaken my light. Channel my soul, control my mind. Have my life, take away my night. Everlasting eyes, peering at a gaze. Long-lasting love will never be the same. + Never Won’t happen, the past is inevitable. Always watching, I am pitiful. Take your time, … More “Unstructured” by Aiden Muscovitch
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Author: Ellaha S. Since 1948, average temperatures in Canada have been increasing by 1.7 degrees celsius. There will be more rain, and sea levels will rise. Warm water will become increasingly noticeable over the next century. According to Natural Resources Canada, more than 95 percent of the sea ice will be gone by 2100. Areas … More Whats Happening with Climate Change?
By: Sacha S. Let’s face it, high school students are pretty broke in Toronto. We carry a $5 bill in our pocket and wonder, “Should I spend this on the new Popeye’s sandwich or the TTC?” and, “Is there anything in Toronto that I can buy with $5 that is authentic?” Planning your future events … More 3 Low-Budget Things To Do For Halloween In Toronto
By: Francesca C, Daria D, Sonika H, Ellaha S Holland-Bloorview Rehabilitation Hospital Volunteer at Holland-Bloorview! Holland-Bloorview is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and is now looking for volunteers for the school year programs (Sep – June). Volunteers will get the chance to assist children with disabilities in learning, sports, and other activities. Volunteers must be: … More Volunteering Opportunities for November
By: Jacqueline F. and Riley G. Hey FHCI! The fall season is here! It’s the perfect time to bake fall time treats with your friends and family. We have provided you with the perfect pumpkin chocolate chip muffins to bake this season! They are easy to make and are delicious snacks, desserts or can even … More Recipes: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
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 … More Humans of FHCI: Amir Zade
By: Ira Dimogkioka What are your plans for next year? Well, I do want to go to computer engineering or computer science, but I haven’t decided what exactly I want to do in my life. What university do you plan on going to? I plan to go to Waterloo University which I like to call … More Humans of FHCI: Min Kim
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 … More Humans of FHCI: Pavle Perisic