Four provinces calling on Canadian government for greater say over immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 12:00:18 +0000

Provincial immigration ministers from Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba signed off on a letter urging Immigration Minister Sean Fraser to work with the provinces to improve Canada’s immigration system. The letter, sent on July 26, noted that there are labour shortages across the country and Canada must do more to attract immigrants with in demand […]

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Get to know the PNP streams of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 12:00:00 +0000

Alberta’s strong economy has made it a magnet for those who wish to become permanent residents. The province is home to some of Canada’s most iconic landscapes, as well as two large cities, and is the hub of Canada’s oil and gas industry. About the AAIP Alberta’s provincial nomination program is called the Alberta Advantage […]

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Alberta lifts restrictions on temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 13:00:51 +0000

Effective May 1st, Alberta is lifting restrictions on the hiring of new temporary foreign workers. All pending applications, including those submitted prior to May 1, are subject to this change. Prior to the change, the Alberta government had a “refusal to process” list containing occupations for which employers could not submit applications to the Canadian […]

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Scientists to hike B.C.’s Helm Glacier in Garibaldi Park to measure glacial melt, effects of climate change

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 17:30:56 +0000

Staking the future: Natural Resources Canada teams will measure for snow density, depth of select glaciers in B.C., Alberta, the North

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Canada’s PNP draw results from March 14 to 18

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2022 13:00:05 +0000

This past week, three Canadian provinces held Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws, inviting candidates to take the next step toward permanent residence. Most Canadian provinces and territories (except for Quebec and Nunavut) operate their own PNPs. Provincial officials who manange these programs invite interested candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. While a provincial nomination is […]

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CPS Energy Exploring Novel Geomechanical Pumped Storage Technology

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 17:10:16 +0000

Texas-based CPS Energy, the largest municipally owned electric and natural gas company in the U.S., has entered into a 15-year commercial agreement to explore installing up to 15 MW of geomechanical pumped storage (GPS). The agreement will kick off with a pioneering 1-MW project that will pump water into drilled wells and store it under […]

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Canada’s PNP immigration results for February 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 13:00:06 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 5,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination in February. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams to better meet their labour market needs and economic development […]

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Daphne Bramham: Are public policy-makers making B.C.'s drug crisis worse?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 22:24:32 +0000

Opinion: There’s no evidence that B.C.’s ‘safer supply’ of drugs to addicts outside a clinical setting is working. Could it be making things worse?

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