Trump wants a fix to ‘lax’ immigration after New York attack

Trump wants a fix to 'lax' immigration after New York attack

WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump said Monday that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York’s subway system underscored the “urgent need” for Congress to enact immigration reform. Three people were slightly injured after the attacker’s pipe bomb exploded only partially, while the suspect was sent to a hospital […]

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Reflect on 2017, move ahead in 2018: tips from columnist Ivy Chiu

As 2017 approaches year end, the opportunity to reflect on the year that has past, and set new goals for 2018 is a way to start the New Year off right. In Canada, a common tradition at the end of each year is to set New Year’s resolutions; these are personal goals or commitments that […]

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The art of self-promotion: 5 ways to stand out in the job market

In the age of social media, there are many more options for job candidates to stand out and make an impact other than just submitting a resumé. If you want to be successful in landing the job you want, here are a few things to consider. The personal brand Everything starts and falls with personal […]

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Closing the immigrant wage gap: is speaking English important?

Statistics Canada has released new data from the 2016 census that shows more than any other G8 country, Canada is a nation of immigrants. One in five Canadians (21.9 per cent to be exact) were born in another country. Immigration is a significant component of Canada’s population growth and evolving demographic composition. The census data […]

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Learn and connect at immigrant fairs in Alberta this month

          New to Canada? Canadian Immigrant magazine’s signature Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair is coming back to Calgary, October, 28, 2017, Saturday, at the Telus Convention Centre (120  9 Ave SE),  and Edmonton, October 30, Monday, at the Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Ave) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  […]

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Why emotional intelligence is vital for career advancement  

As a potential candidate, you might look great on paper, but do you have the emotional intelligence it takes to be a great addition to your employer’s team? How well you do in your career and life is not determined by how high your IQ is, but rather your EQ. So, what’s the difference between […]

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Soft Skills for Success for immigrants: Adaptability

In this Canadian Immigrant series, we will look at the most in-demand soft skills, and how you can show them off. We started off with communication skills, business etiquette and teamwork; our fourth important skill is adaptability.   Soft skill no. 4:  Adaptability As an immigrant, you know what it takes to adapt. After all, […]

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Connecting newcomers and employers with Surrey Newcomer Employment Week

A brand-new initiative in Surrey this month aims to focus on connecting newcomers and local employers. The 2017 Surrey Newcomer Employment Week (NEW), October 20-27, 2017, is a city-wide initiative organized to build better bridges between immigrants and employers. Organized by the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP), in partnership with the Surrey Board of Trade […]

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Jobs outlook looks positive in Canada

What direction is the Canadian labour market going? Canadian Immigrant takes a look at current stats, and some of the in-demand professions today and for the future. A positive path To look at the numbers, the jobs outlook in Canada is moving down a positive path. This spring, the labour market saw a strong wave […]

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