We’re one big diverse nation, according to Census data, but there is more to consider than just numbers

Canada is “one big social experiment.” That’s what former citizenship judge Sandra Wilking — one of the first people profiled in Canadian Immigrant magazine — once told me. Her words have stuck in my head. The image they evoke is an apt one — mixing and blending people from different backgrounds, cultures, faiths and perspectives […]

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Environmental champion Kehkashan Basu brings hope

  Kehkashan Basu is the founder and president of youth sustainability organization Green Hope, as well as a recipient of the Turner Social Change Prize from the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, the youth ambassador of the World Future Council and a former global co-ordinator for children and youth for the United Nations Environment […]

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The art of self-promotion: 5 ways to stand out in the job market

In the age of social media, there are many more options for job candidates to stand out and make an impact other than just submitting a resumé. If you want to be successful in landing the job you want, here are a few things to consider. The personal brand Everything starts and falls with personal […]

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Manitoba restructures its Provincial Nominee Program


Manitoba has announced a number of changes to its Provincial Nominee Program, including the creation of an in-demand occupations list and a new pathway aligned with Canada’s Express Entry system. The measures are part of a broad restructuring and renewal of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Progam (MPNP) to provide newcomers with new pathways to permanent […]

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Express Entry tie-break procedure explained


The two most recent draw from the Express Entry pool saw Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) make use of the tie-break procedure that it introduced in June. The new procedure ranks candidates with the same Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score by the date and time their profiles were first submitted to the Express Entry […]

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IRCC invites 2,750 Express Entry candidates to apply in November 15 draw


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has invited 2,750 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place on Nov. 15. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of the lowest-ranked candidate issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) was 439. All candidates with a score above 439 were […]

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Women share their migrating experiences with the help of shoes

Twelve women took to the stage at Toronto’s Arts and Letters Club on November 7 and 9 to share their experiences of migrating to Canada. In addition to immigration, the stories had one other shared theme: footwear. “Shoes accompany us on all our journeys. They say who we are, where we came from and where […]

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Recapping the IELP immigration conference in Cannes

Canadian Immigrant magazine was a media partner of the recent Cannes International Emigration & Luxury Property Expo on October 26-27 at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes. The exhibition, dedicated to immigration, luxury real estate, and private financial consulting, brought together corporate exhibitors from 30 countries, including Canada, U.S.A,. Great Britain, Portugal, France, Germany, […]

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Raise immigration levels to boost Canada’s GDP

In a recent report titled 450,000 Immigrants Annually?, the Conference Board of Canada says that the best bet to meet the imminent economic challenges of Canada’s aging population is to increase rates of immigration. The not-for-profit think tank, which analyzes economic trends and public policy, says that due to an imbalance in the births-minus-deaths ratio […]

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