Diego arrived in Canada in 2005 with his mom and his sister as a refugee from Colombia. Diego is 18 years old and is currently attending UBC. He is also a graduate of the Multicultural Youth Circle Program, a current member of Pave the Road BC, and of Vancouver Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy council. He enjoys dancing and hanging out with cool people.
26.5% of British Columbians’ “mother tongue” is a non-official language, followed by Ontario (25.7%), Alberta (19.4%), and Quebec (12.3%). British Columbia has the highest percentage of language diversity of any Canadian province.