Annual Canadian Immigrant Fair in Toronto a success!

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:29:45 +0000

Over 1,200 attendees stopped by for some inspiration, information and networking at the ninth annual Canadian Immigrant Fair at Metro Convention Centre in Toronto on June 10, 2019. The diverse group of attendees included brand-new permanent residents, ready-to-hire internationally trained professionals, people with temporary status looking to stay in Canada permanently, and even ESL teachers […]

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Living in Hamilton, Ontario

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 07:32:28 +0000

Want to live in a big city with a hometown feel that’s close to nature with a growing but still affordable housing market ? Our ‘Find a City’ series explores the ‘Manufacturing Metropolis’. Hamilton is the ninth largest city in the province of Ontario and is located approximately at the mid-point between Toronto and Buffalo, […]

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Immigrant children’s health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 02:57:12 +0000

By: Hassan Vatanparast, University of Saskatchewan and Ginny Lane, University of Saskatchewan A healthy, happy future, free from poverty: This is the aspiration of many new immigrants and refugees to Canada and the United States. Leaving harsh conditions and food scarcity behind, they embrace the safety and relative affluence that North America offers. Few would […]

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Distribution of settlement for Martial Law victims to push through — human rights lawyer

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 03:55:33 +0000

The distribution of the $13.75 million settlement proceeds to Martial Law victims will push through despite the continuous efforts of the OSG

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Panelo: Not a victim if you fought government

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:38:18 +0000

Panelo on Thursday said “innocent” victims caught in the crossfire between the government and its “enemies” should be compensated.

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Martial law victims hit SolGen for rejecting settlement deal

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:17:25 +0000

Calida says human rights groups not entitled to all drug war documents

The group of martial law victims who won a human rights settlement in Hawaii against the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos assailed the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) for rejecting a United States court-supervised deal that would have given them compensation from the proceeds of the sale of several paintings illegally acquired by former first lady Imelda Marcos.

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Mentoring matters at Skills for Change

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 16:07:11 +0000

How three different mentorships have led toward successful careers for newcomers Knowledge is a powerful thing. At Skills for Change, we understand the value of career experience and the practicality of industry familiarity. Providing newcomers with employment opportunities is one of our most important responsibilities, but there is also great value in partnering a new […]

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Living in Kelowna, B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:35:25 +0000

Want to live in B.C., but can’t afford Vancouver? Think the Okanagan Valley! Here’s more about the growing hub of Kelowna in our ‘Find a City’ series Kelowna is the largest city in the Okanagan Valley, located 471 kilometres east of Vancouver on the shores of Lake Okanagan in the southern interior of British Columbia. […]

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