September 8th – YTMAT Member Mixer & BBQ

YTMAT would like to shout out a BIG THANK YOU for all members that came out to this year’s mixer! We hope everyone had a great time winning some prizes, playing fun games, eating foods and meeting new friends.

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特別感謝: 多倫多僑教中心副主任 董至中, 這次董副主任出席參加與我們一起吃喝玩樂, 現場氣氛溫馨熱鬧~ 還有這次贊助YTMAT的 Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Toronto Taiwan Trade Center, Toronto TECO Culture Centre Toronto Mandarin Restaurant – Brampton 多倫多台灣商會黃前會長麗美 TMAT 多倫多台灣商會 IJN Trading Company Jack LO

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August 24th to 26th – Taiwanfest 2018 加拿大台灣文化節

YTMAT has been a proud partner of Taiwanfest for 4 years now. This year we enjoyed the beautiful voices of the Auba Children’s Choir from the Rukai tribe in Taiwan, among many other cultural and arts programs. Thank you for the many people who joined us at our booth and played a round of Taiwan Trivia! We hope to see you again next year!

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July 28th – 金烤盃-2018年之『青春揪烤邀』Jingle Grill 2018

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Thank you for joining us at the annual joint BBQ with many different Taiwanese associations in Toronto. This year we co-hosted with TCAT 多倫多台灣同鄉會, TYPEA 多倫多青商會 , TCCSA 台僑服務中心, and WOORI 打工度假代辦, with all profits going to student associations at York (YTSA), McMaster (MTSS), ROCSAUT UTSC, and ROCSAUT UTSG. Congratulations to MTSS for taking home the trophy this year!  See here for more pictures. 

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July 6th – New Term 2018-19 Handover

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On July 6th, YTMAT held a handover ceremony at Charidise and transitioned to a new term with Jack Lo as the new president for 2018-19. See here for more pictures. Congratulations to Jack and the new team! 

June 21st to 24th – YTMAT x TJCCNA Houston

The YTMAT Board of Directors attended the Annual Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce North America (TJCCNA) Conference in Houston, Texas from June 21-24th. Our team visited 3 successful companies in Houston (AOI, New Life Insurance, and Westlake Chemical) and participated in a forum to share entrepreneurial/professional experiences across North America. 
Congratulations to Ken Shen from LA Chapter for completing a successful “Stronger Together” term and to Weil Wu from Chicago Chapter for being elected as the new president of TJCCNA.

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June 17th – 2018 Journey to Conquer Cancer Charity Walk/Run

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On June 17th, YTMAT and friends participated in the Journey to Conquer Cancer Charity Run to raise money for cancer research at Princess Margaret Hospital. Our team had a lot of fun and more importantly, raised over $400 for the cause! See more pictures and videos here.

May 26th – YTMAT Golf Range

For our first group outing of the spring season, YTMAT and friends headed to the driving range at Markham Golf Dome! Thanks to everyone for participating, and we hope everyone had a blast!

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April 21st – Behind-the-scenes at Basil Box

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YTMAT members paid a visit to the exciting new restaurant franchise Basil Box at its flagship location at Ryerson University. Members were given the opportunity to meet founder Peter Chiu, who shared his experiences starting out as a young entrepreneur, as well as giving an overview of his business model. A back-of-house tour was also provided, showcasing the fresh ingredients and hard work behind Basil Box.

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All participants were treated to their own self-created box, a hand-crafted beverage, and a delicious dessert! 

March 27th – YTMAT Career Workshop 3: Cover Letters and Interviews

Thank you to Day Merrill and Michael Locey for another amazing workshop – this time on cover letters and interviews! We learned key tips on what to include and exclude in cover letters and how to make sure the interviewgoes well. Stay tuned for more interesting events brought to you by YTMAT!

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March 24th – 2018 TMAT Gala

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to support the TMAT Annual Gala at the Markham Event Centre on March 3, 2018. Guests enjoyed a full night of awards, performances, and raffle prizes.

February 24th – 2018 YTMAT Lunar New Year Bowling and Hot Pot

YTMAT and friends enjoyed a fun Lunar New Year gathering at World Bowl full of laughs and turkeys. We followed it up by warming up over hot pot at Cygnet Hot Pot.

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February 23rd – Taiwan Night

Taipei Economic and Cultural Office held a Taiwan Night to celebrate the Lunar New Year with featured performances from Taiwan talents in the National Ballet of Canada, Humber College, and performance groups in the GTA.

January 18th – YTMAT Career Workshop 2: Building a Strong Resume and LinkedIn Profile

What is the average time a hiring manager spends on your resume? …Only 22 seconds!
How many recruiters/hiring managers use LinkedIn to find candidates? 98% of recruiters and 85% of hiring managers!

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YTMAT and friends learned important Do’s and Don’ts for creating an effective resume and LinkedIn profile as young career professionals. Thank-you Day and Michael ( for another great career workshop!

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