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They appeared mostly as working class people. You would mostly find Spanish-speaking people at a Spanish language mass on Sundays.
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How has this changed over the years?
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Are there still few visible Hispanic leaders in the Toronto community? I usually look around my workplace and I am either the only Hispanic in the room or sometimes the only person of colour.
What does a person outside of the Hispanic community think of when you speak about Hispanic culture in Toronto? They may tell you about all the great Burnaby swinger club reviews, the salsa clubs, maybe about our summer festivals, or about our sole Hispanic city councillor.
My experience may be more comprehensive than that of other Torontonians since I have Sherbrooke coon free a parent-member of a Spanish-speaking Advisory Committee for the Grande Prairie times free press classified Catholic District School Board since This allowed me to network and gain more knowledge of what is going on with the Spanish-speaking community.
With social media tools, I have been able to keep in touch with people that I went to school.
I see them starting their own businesses, working for city or provincial governments, and working as artists, IT professionals. There are no statistics tracking this after high school; they only track graduation rates.
It's not all rosy. There are still daily hurdles.
Since Spanish-speaking people may range Sex in san miguel Coquitlam allende European to Indigenous, to African descents, or biracial, we may quietly go unnoticed.
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