2016 Rio Olympic was just over and our television has been taken over by the Summer Olympic in Rio. It is exciting to cheer for both Canada and China as a Global citizen. This year has been particularly interesting as there are so many female athletes who have represented and won medals! 2016里约奥运会结束没几天,最近我们的电视基本是被里约的奥运赛事霸占了的。作为世界公民,能为加拿大和中国两个国家的选手加油助威真让人高兴。今年,尤其有趣的现象是有许多女性运动员代表国家参赛并且赢得奖牌! 219 team-canada-rio-opening Makes-Us-Look-Like-Cheap-Waiters-The-Olympics-Dress-That-Has-Pissed-Off-Chinese-People-768x445 All first 10 medals won by the Canadian team has been won by women! From rugby, swimming, Trampoline and diving. The women have shown the world that there is nothing a girl cannot do. 加拿大首获得的10枚奖都由女性摘得!分别来自橄榄球、游泳、蹦床和跳水。这些女性向世界昭示没有什么是我们女人做不到的。
The Canadian women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay team celebrates their bronze medal finish at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Canadian women's 4x100-metre freestyle relay team celebrates their bronze medal finish at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
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Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao celebrate after securing the first diving gold medal of the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 7, 2016. Photo: Xinhua/Cao Can
60% of the Canada’s Olympic team was represented by women and there are 256 women and 160 men  athletes in the China Olympic team  How amazing to see the modern world embracing our female athletes when not long ago, all the athletes were men. 加拿大奥运代表团的60%是女性。现代社会如此包容女性,而就在不远的从前,运动员还只有男性,这是多么奇妙啊。 image
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Canadian women's soccer team back-to-back Olympic bronze medals with 2-1 victory over host Brazil.
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China won women's gold medal volleyball against Serbia on August 20, 2016, at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Watching the Olympics with the kids this year was especially inspiring for my little girl. She watched these amazing athletes and was inspired and influenced to become like them and to know that being a strong female is celebrated! 今年,和孩子们一起看奥运,对我的小女儿触动尤为大。她观摩这些了不起的运动员竞技的同时受到了鼓舞和影响,想要成为像她们一样的人。她也明白,做一个优秀的女性是可喜可贺的事! 1 057 And the men cheered on and supported their fellow female athletes! This is the kind of revolution that excites all of us to close the gender gap. 男人们也在一旁为他们的女性同伴运动员加油支持!这种变化让所有人都欢呼雀跃,时代正在缩小性别间的沟隙。 angela-signature2-a-moved-out

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Angela Bi is an international citizen who has lived both in Shanghai and Vancouver Canada. She’s worked in immigration for over a decade and has experienced first hand the joys of living overseas. Angela Bi 是生活在中国上海及加拿大温哥华两地的世界公民。她从事专业移民行业已有十余载,并掌握着旅居海外的一手乐活体验。

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