They depict the difficult times they lived through when they had to move from their home country to start a new and a better life.
This real story was written with passion, since you can actually feel all the stress and enthusiasm.
They show the amount of creativity and courage you need to find answers to new and unexpected challenges.
As immigrants we share similar stories trying to find the "Canadian Dream".
Coming to Canada - Part 1
"Back in 1999, things weren't looking good for us. … Gaby found an ad from the Canadian Embassy on the newspaper, in which they were inviting IT professionals to attend an informative seminar."
Coming to Canada - Part 2
"Our decision was made, we were going to Canada."
Coming to Canada - Part 3
"from Buenos Aires to Atlanta, GA; then to Toronto, and finally from Toronto to Saint John, NB."
Coming to Canada - Part 4
"My job search was also going badly: nobody was calling me back or replying my e-mails, and I couldn't get any jobs … I remember applying for positions at places like Zeller's, Burger King, Dominion Supermarket and Tim Hortons. But nobody called me."
Coming to Canada - Part 5
"Gaby arrived on Dec. 20, after one hell of a trip. Imagine, a 15-hours flight alone with three kids ages 5, 3 and 2, and your English is not very good yet. She looked like she was going to cry when I first saw her, and the first thing she said was 'Never again. I'm not doing this ever again'. "
Coming to Canada - Part 6
"I wasn't getting any jobs, and became so depressed that I would cry as I was walking down the streets. I was really shattered."
Coming to Canada - Part 7
"I had nothing. No money, no job, now I didn't even have a computer … "
Coming to Canada - Part 8
"I had finally found a job, and it was in my area. "
Coming to Canada - Part 9
"Things were finally looking good."
Coming to Canada - Part 10
"We had just gone through a terrible week. I had lost my job on Friday, and that was the second year in a row that it had happened … We were still living paycheque to paycheque then, so I had no money to buy food until then."
Coming to Canada - Part 11
"I had three different interviews within an hour, and they made me the job offer right on the spot."
"We'll go through good times, but also through bad times. We will never give up. No matter how many times I had that thought during our first year here, we never did, and we're finally living the kind of life we thought we would have before we left Argentina."
Coming to Canada - The pictures (1)
Coming to Canada - The pictures (2)