Un nouveau documentaire explore la réalité d’immigrants adultes qui apprennent le français au Québec

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:00:12 +0000

Le cinéaste d’origine argentine, Andrés Livov, nous offre une incursion inédite dans une classe de francisation du centre William Hingston, situé à Montréal. L’idée de tourner un film qui raconte le parcours de francisation d’immigrants adultes lui est venue alors qu’il fréquentait lui-même ce type de classe, il y a plus de dix ans. « […]

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Alberta invites 374 Express Entry candidates in latest selection round

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 20:30:24 +0000

Alberta’s latest Express Entry selection round invited 374 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400 to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Details of the September 25 draw were published today by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The AINP is a component of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), […]

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Trucking association calls on feds to protect immigrant drivers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 19:17:32 +0000

The Canadian Trucking Alliance is calling all levels of government to protect immigrant workers from abuse. Their statement follows an investigative report by Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper alleging immigration consultants and trucking companies in British Columbia were making temporary foreign workers pay thousands of dollars in exchange for jobs driving semi-trucks, a practice that […]

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Saskatchewan holds third Express Entry, Occupation In-Demand draw in 3 weeks for targeted occupations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:54:57 +0000

Saskatchewan held its third invitation round is as many weeks October 8, inviting 559 Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been rolling out invitations to prospective immigrants every week since it expanded the list of occupations that are […]

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Canada’s provinces benefited from immigration levels ‘rarely seen’ between April and July

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 20:32:27 +0000

Immigration continued to drive population increases in Canada’s provinces between April and July of this year — a three month period that saw one of Canada’s largest quarterly population gains ever recorded.  Overall, Canada’s population grew by 181,057 during those three months and was estimated to be at 37,589,262 on July 1, 2019. Statistics Canada […]

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The importance of making meaningful connections

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:44:31 +0000

Relocating and settling in a new country can be a lonely and somewhat isolating experience, even if you have arrived with family members. One of the ingredients to longer-term success for Canadian Immigrants is to create your own community, especially outside of your ethnic group. Staying in your ethnic silo limits your communication skills and […]

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Small Business Month: Information and tips for newcomers

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:14:18 +0000

October is known as Small Business Month throughout the country — a time to recognize the contributions that the Canadian small business sector makes to the economy and to their local communities. The majority of Canadian firms are, in fact, small businesses; in 2017, 1.15 million (97.9 percent) out of 1.18 total employer businesses in the […]

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Saskatchewan holds new Express Entry, Occupation In-Demand draws with expanded occupations list

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:54:57 +0000

Saskatchewan held its third invitation round is as many weeks October 8, inviting 559 Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has been rolling out invitations to prospective immigrants every week since it expanded the list of occupations that are […]

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Immigration brings out the good in (almost) everyone during federal leaders’ debate

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 02:11:09 +0000

The leaders of Canada’s five top political parties defended the importance of immigration this week in one of the last debates prior to the federal election on October 21.   The discussion on immigration lasted only minutes and, to the surprise of many, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau emerged wholly unscathed, with his government’s record unquestioned. By […]

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Legacy of Asian-Canadian author Jim Wong-Chu in the spotlight

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:38:08 +0000

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS), in partnership with the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, is launching an exhibition on the life and work of iconic Asian-Canadian poet, editor, activist and historian Jim Wong-Chu. The exhibit, “Jim Wong-Chu: Iconic | Asian | Canadian” runs from October 10 […]

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