COVID-19 causing more long-term unemployment than 2008 recession

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 09:00:36 +0000

The number of residents in Canada who are facing long-term unemployment saw a steep rise towards the end of 2020. Being unemployed for 27 weeks is considered “long-term unemployment.” Canada saw an uptick in these numbers in September and October, 2020, following massive job losses in March and April when businesses closed to curb the […]

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New Canada-Ukraine deal to expand immigration

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 09:00:37 +0000

Canada and the Ukraine have established a new Mobility Working Group, immigration minister Marco Mendicino announced Wednesday. The new partnership will look to improve mobility opportunities for Ukrainian nationals who are looking to move to Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will still ensure that Canada’s visa framework and migration rules will remain intact. This will go into effect […]

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Post-coronavirus recovery starts with immigrants and international students

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2020 09:00:30 +0000

International students and new immigrants will be critical in Canada’s economic recovery that has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Institutions across the country, who regularly make a difference in their local communities, are best placed to train newcomers and Canadians to integrate into the labour market, a paper by Colleges and Institutes Canada suggests. […]

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Canada to welcome over one million new immigrants between 2020-2022

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:39:02 +0000

Marco Mendicino laid out his vision for Canada’s immigration system today in Toronto. It was his first major policy speech since his November 2019 appointment as Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Mendicino was appointed after the Liberal Party of Canada was re-elected to a second mandate in October and he is currently pursuing an […]

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