Border ’emergency’: The problem Trump can’t fix

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 05:52:36 +0000

Mexico's federal police stand guard at the US-Mexico border fence as US President Donald Trump visits Calexico, California, as seen from Mexicali, Baja California state, Mexico, on April 5, 2019. - President Donald Trump flew Friday to visit newly built fencing on the Mexican border, even as he retreated from a threat to shut the frontier over what he says is an out-of-control influx of migrants and drugs. (Photo by Guillermo Arias / AFP)

The resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen underscored the failure of President Trump to halt uncontrolled immigration.

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Canadians share most favourable view of immigrants, global study finds

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 06:27:53 +0000

Canadians have the most favourable opinion of immigrants among the world’s top migrant destination countries, viewing newcomers as a strength rather than a burden, says a new international survey. The report by Washington-based Pew Research Center also found Canadians are the least likely to blame immigrants for crime or an increased risk of terrorism, among the respondents […]

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Spring can bring renewed sense of optimism for immigrants

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:44:21 +0000

For immigrants especially, who may struggle during the cold winter months It can be chaotic building and settling into a new life in a new country, especially during the cold winter months. The arrival of March and anticipation of spring can provide a renewed sense of optimism and energy. Daylight hours extend, spring flowers emerge, […]

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Job simulations are a growing new hiring trend

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 05:39:46 +0000

You may be asked to showcase your skills in a test when interviewing for your next job The next time you head in for an interview, it may not be the typical question-and-answer format you’re expecting. More and more organizations in Canada are implementing creative interview strategies that go beyond the surface and dig deep […]

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Living in Calgary, Alberta

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:41:06 +0000

Looking to move out West? Calgary, Alberta, has a lot to offer newcomers. Our ‘Find a City’ series explores ‘Cowtown.’ Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, the fourth largest city in Canada, and boasts the largest immigrant population after Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. In 2010, Calgary’s immigrant population was roughly 304,000 — or nearly […]

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The “Stay Warm” Winter Guide for Canadian Newcomers (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 15:11:45 +0000

Enjoy all the season has to offer while staying warm Every new immigrant has to get through it: that first Canadian winter. If you’re in Ontario right now, you know what that means. Temperatures well below freezing, snow blizzards and high winds can all seem daunting — if not downright terrifying — but it doesn’t […]

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Trump ramps up Mexico wall row with speech, border visit

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 22:45:03 +0000

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2019, for meetings at Camp David. - President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, which has forced a shutdown of the US government now entering its third week."We have to build the wall," Trump told reporters as he left the White House for the Camp David presidential retreat, while conceding that the barrier could be "steel instead of concrete." (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)

President Trump pushed for a climax in his fight over the US-Mexico border wall, announcing a primetime speech and a visit to the frontier.

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Set your children up for homework success

School is in full swing; here’s how to help your kids succeed at homework! Helping children with homework can be challenging and frustrating, even with the parents’ best intentions. It requires careful thought and lots of patience, support and encouragement. Here are some tips on making homework less of a chore. Set up an optimal […]

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Newcomers’ guide to Halloween in Canada

Halloween (October 31) in Canada today is primarily about dressing up and trick-or-treating, but the tradition actually stems from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Celtic festival of Samhain Samhain was celebrated the day before the Celtic new year, Nov. 1, a day that marked the end of summer and the beginning of the winter. […]

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Continuing education benefits newcomers

Newcomer to Canada? Don’t overlook continuing education courses If you haven’t considered taking courses through the continuing education department of a post-secondary institution or school, you may be overlooking valuable opportunities. Continuing education courses are usually offered part time in the evenings or weekends, and some are offered online. The courses may be work-focused, academic […]

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