Most Canadians say immigration makes Canada a better country: study

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:56:19 +0000

Canadians have become more accepting of immigrants over the past year, a new study finds. More Canadians are comfortable with current immigration levels, they see immigrants as good for the economy and not a threat to Canadian jobs, and they believe that immigration is essential to growing the country’s population. These findings come from a […]

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Chocolatier and medical student among Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:07:29 +0000

Immigrant entrepreneurs, activists, and academics across Canada have been recognized for their contributions to the country in a nation-wide immigrant awards program. The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards acknowledges the achievements of immigrants across the country. The winners are selected by a combination of online voting, and a team of judges. “We’ve had a […]

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Vote now for the 2020 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:38:56 +0000

We are happy to announce that the RBC Top 25 Awards are now open for online voting. Now in its 12th year, these prestigious national awards recognize immigrants who have helped shape Canada’s diverse landscape. These awards are an important celebration of diversity and the significance of coming together as Canadians, highlighting inspiring stories of […]

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Immigrant comedians crack up Canadians — and stereotypes

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:38:46 +0000

The immigration experience may not seem like comedy gold — unless, perhaps, you’re an immigrant and you happen to be a comedian. Integrating into a new society can be a real struggle. Having to navigate a culture that may be very different from one’s home country, perhaps communicating in a second, third, or fourth language, […]

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Children of immigrants do better in school but many fall short in labour market: study

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:10:39 +0000

The children of immigrants are helping increase the general level of education in Canada, a new study shows. A Statistics Canada study of the 10-year outcomes of children who were aged 13 to 17 in 2006 found that the children of immigrants were better educated than those with Canadian-born parents. “In Canada, contrary to several […]

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