U.S. immigration policies pushing tech talent to Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:13:51 +0000

Mezyad AlMasoud holds two master’s degrees and is the CEO of a company that manages money for professional athletes. He is also one of the highly-skilled immigrants forced to leave America because of immigration reforms in 2017. AlMasoud had wanted to go to America since he was a child growing up in Kuwait. “I had […]

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New Express Entry draw invites 3,600 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:14:52 +0000

A new Express Entry draw took place Monday, August 12, in which a total of 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with scores of 466 and above. The cut-off score of 466 in today’s draw is seven points above the minimum score of 459 in the previous invitation round […]

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Immigrant entrepreneur shares advice with newcomers

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 02:36:30 +0000

Immigrant restaurateur and entrepreneur Mohamed Fakih, CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, speaks from his experience and offers advice to newcomers to Canada. Welcome to the best nation on Earth – a place of peace, fairness and justice. This is your new country, your new flag, your new home. It is a place that will win […]

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Le Québec lance un Parcours d’accompagnement personnalisé pour les candidats à l’immigration

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:00:48 +0000

Dans le cadre des nouveaux services d’intégration du Québec, les immigrants se verront assigner un agent d’aide à l’intégration qui suivra leur dossier étape par étape. Les détails du Parcours d’accompagnement personnalisé ont été annoncés le 8 août dernier par le ministre de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion du Québec, M. Simon Jolin-Barrette. Selon un […]

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Quebec introduces new personalized integration program for newcomers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 17:28:02 +0000

As a part of Quebec’s new integration services, prospective immigrants will be assigned an immigration assistant officer that will follow their case through a step-by-step process. Details on the Parcours d’accompagnement personnalisé (personalized support program) were announced on August 8 by Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Simon Jolin-Barrette. The new personalized support program, […]

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6th Annual Oakville Diwali Gala to Raise Funds for OTMH

Credit to Author: Laura Jackman| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:32:38 +0000

News Release Oakville, July 30, 2019 Plans are underway for the 2019 Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, in support of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. On September 20thmore than 400 guests will enjoy a glamorous evening as Oakville Diwali presents Lights, Camera, Auction!  This year’s event will directly benefit the expansion of the […]

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GTA investing in multiculturalism and anti-racism initiatives

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 21:15:40 +0000

Almost $6 million has been provided in funding since 2017 to 42 Greater Toronto Area (GTA) organizations that promote diversity, inclusion and anti-racism initiatives, according to a press release from the Department of Canadian Heritage. The funding is being provided through the Projects, Community Capacity Building and Community Support for Black Youth components of the […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador expected to surpass 2022 immigration target this year

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 17:34:27 +0000

It appears Canada’s youngest and easternmost province will take in over 1,700 immigrants three years earlier than expected. In 2017 the provincial government of Newfoundland and Labrador said they would welcome 50 per cent more immigrants per year by 2022. Their figures were based on the 2015 immigration rate when 1,122 permanent residencies were issued— […]

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Part 3: The neutral zone

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:00:28 +0000

In this new six-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, speaker and executive and career coach Miro Reljic offers coaching tips to help immigrants like him navigate change as they strive for professional success in Canada. In Part 3, he discusses the most uncomfortable phase of the transition process because of the uncertainty it causes — […]

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Tips for staying healthy in the summer heat

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 01:41:03 +0000

Summertime is definitely fun and heat lovers may be enjoying the high temperatures. But did you know that extreme heat can pose health risks? According to Health Canada, over the next 30 years, the number of extremely hot days in a year is expected to more than double in some parts of the country. Here are […]

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