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Ep 24: Lunar New Year Greetings in Canto & Viet – 2023 Year of the Rabbit/Cat

January 22nd 2023 is Lunar New Year! ✨To help get you ready to receive your red envelopes 🧧🧧🧧 tune into this episode to brush up on your Cantonese and Vietnamese greetings!  Visit the Holding Heritage website and episode show notes to view/download all of these greetings in a pretty PDF! 😊 Wishing you all the…

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Ep 24: Lunar New Year Greetings in Canto & Viet - 2023 Year of the Rabbit/Cat
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Ep 23: Sarmad Almoullem & Photo Tech Fotosource – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River People’s Project Magazine & IWC

Sarmad Almoullem is a Syrian artist and photographer – and current owner of Campbell River’s camera goods store Phototech Fotosource! We talk with Sarmad about his immigration story to Canada from Syria, his passion for photography and art, culture and community, and more! Sarmad’s story is also featured in Campbell River’s People Project Magazine – so be…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 23: Sarmad Almoullem & Photo Tech Fotosource - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River People's Project Magazine & IWC
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Ep 22: Taj Singh & Pita Pit Campbell River – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River People’s Project Magazine & IWC

Taj Singh is the owner of Campbell River’s first ever Pita Pit! Taj immigrated from India, and has a wealth of experience and drive that is incredibly inspiring! Listen to us chat about his education and career journey, cultural upbringing, family, and more! Taj’s story is also featured in Campbell River’s People Project Magazine – so…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 22: Taj Singh & Pita Pit Campbell River - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River People's Project Magazine & IWC
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Ep 21: Rica Briones & Ivan Ragonot & JRV Filipino Asian Store – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River Mirror & IWC

Make sure to check out the full Filipino Snack Tasting Video! We made a trip to the JRV Filipino Asian Store to pick up some of their most popular items to give them a try.  😋 —This episode is produced in collaboration with the Immigrant Welcome Centre’s Welcoming Communities Coalition and the Campbell River Mirror Newspaper – which are both…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 21: Rica Briones & Ivan Ragonot & JRV Filipino Asian Store - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Campbell River Mirror & IWC
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Ep 20: A Chosen Brotherhood with Kenny Tran (Building Heritage)

Meet my uncle Kenny and join us in a chat about heritage, finding belonging and guidance, and passing along the things we learn and value to the next generation. Also hear the heartwarming story of how my dad and him became best friends, and brothers! As always, head over to holdingheritage.com to check out the episode show…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 20: A Chosen Brotherhood with Kenny Tran (Building Heritage)
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Ep 19: 婆婆 po4 po4 & the Police – Raided, Arrested & Pregnant (Exploring Roots)

In May of 1978, the North and South Vietnamese đồng currencies were unified. This episode features a story from my  婆婆 po4 po4 (maternal grandmother) about one particular memory and experience she had during this time in Hanoi. Her home was raided, searched and most of her belongings taken away. Tune in to hear the…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
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Ep 19: 婆婆 po4 po4 & the Police - Raided, Arrested & Pregnant (Exploring Roots)
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Ep 18: A Letter From Ly Van Huy – Journey to Freedom Day 2022

Today, April 30th 2022 marks 2 special occasions – Journey to Freedom Day here in Canada, and Holding Heritage’s 1 year anniversary! To learn more about Journey to Freedom Day, hop back over to Episode 3! In today’s episode, I share a couple parts of a really special memento, which is a handmade scrapbook that was…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 18: A Letter From Ly Van Huy - Journey to Freedom Day 2022
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Ep 17: Thanushi Eagalle & Wild Bee Florals – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC

Today’s episode is the final one in this round of our Newcomer Entrepreneur Series and I am so excited to have the honor of featuring Thanushi Eagalle – Thanu for short – she is the owner of Wild Bee Florals in the Comox Valley. Head over to wildbeeflorals.com to check out Thanu’s beautiful website and everything they have to…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 17: Thanushi Eagalle & Wild Bee Florals - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC
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Ep 16: Juan Calero & HJ Landscaping – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC

Today we sit down with Juan Calero – owner of HJ Landscaping in the Comox Valley. Juan was born and raised in Nicaragua and left the country during his mid twenties – around the historically significant Nicaraguan Revolution.  We explore Juan’s immigration experiences and entrepreneur journey.You can also read the online article for Juan’s story here. This…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 16: Juan Calero & HJ Landscaping - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC
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Ep 15: Tania Ly – Gold Phoenix Asian Foods – Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC

Today we sit down with Tania Ly – owner of Gold Phoenix Asian Foods in the Comox Valley. Gold Phoenix Asian Foods focuses on offering the Comox Valley authentic Cantonese and Vietnamese cooking classes as well as small batch dim sum orders via their online store! We explore Tania’s entrepreneur journey, experiences, challenges and successes.You can also read…

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Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Holding Heritage Cultural Co.
Ep 15: Tania Ly - Gold Phoenix Asian Foods - Newcomer Entrepreneur Series with the Comox Valley Record & IWC
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