Common misconceptions about life in Canada

Credit to Author: Ivy Chiu| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 13:02:41 +0000

On any given flight, many Canadians are returning home from a vacation, tourists are coming to visit, and others are here for business.  And sometimes, an entire family might be on a plane, ready to embark on their new life in Canada, about to set their feet down for the first time in their new […]

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6 things to put on your resumé if you don’t have Canadian experience

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 07:49:04 +0000

How to impress Canadian employers if you don’t yet have Canadian work experience Picking up everything you can carry and moving to Canada takes a lot of effort, time and — frankly — guts. It is no small feat moving yourself and your family to a new country to start a new life. However, when […]

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Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:30:54 +0000

An eight-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in government custody on Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection said, the second child fatality in US detention this month.

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Body of girl who died at US border returns to Guatemala

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 00:05:39 +0000

Claudia Maquin, 27, shows a photo of her daughter, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

The body of a 7-year-old girl who died while in custody of the U.S. Border Patrol arrived in her native Guatemala on Sunday.

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Finding the place I belong — every place

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 19:26:36 +0000

Growing up in two cultures and finding my own identity along the way I was born in a tiny little village in India with a population of approximately 2,000 people. Everyone knew each other by their first name and the whole village was our community. It was the happiest childhood one could wish for. My […]

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Be the candidate everyone loves — and hires!

6 ways to go above and beyond the job interview Hiring managers are trained to look out for red flags that reveal whether a candidate will make the cut or not. Examples include, showing up late for the interview, not being appropriately dressed, talking poorly about the previous bosses, exaggerating answers and so on. But […]

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3 steps for newcomers’ financial success

 Taking steps towards a bright financial future in Canada If you are new to Canada, you know there is a long list of to-dos to set yourself up for success. For many new Canadians, they start thinking about what they need to do long before they arrive — including establishing their finances. In fact, we […]

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SUCCESS announces new chair and celebrates 45 years

New board for Vancouver-based immigrant service agency SUCCESS It’s been 45 years since SUCCESS, one of the largest non-profit social services agencies in B.C., opened its doors. The milestone was celebrated on September 30 at a special luncheon attended by more than 300 guests. Also marking the event was the announcement of a new board […]

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6 questions your references may be asked

How to ace the candidate reference check when looking for a job When Canadian hiring managers look for a great candidate to fill the required role, they know it’s easy to get swept up by a well-rounded resumé and impressive interview. While those are certainly a promising sign, to really understand whether you would be […]

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