First francophone university in Ontario set to start classes fall 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:27:39 +0000

International students are being invited to fill spaces in the classroom and skilled workers are being sought to populate the staff of Ontario’s first francophone university. Opening in Toronto in September 2021, the Université de l’Ontario français will offer programs in human plurality, globalized economy, urban environments, and digital cultures. Programs in management, communications, social […]

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Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto among top 10 most ‘liveable’ cities in the world

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 20:50:13 +0000

Three of Canada’s biggest cities are among the 10 most liveable in the world, according to the latest Economist Intelligence Unit Global Liveability Index. Calgary, Alberta, was the highest-ranked Canadian city on the annual index, placing fifth out of the 140 cities surveyed. Vancouver and Toronto held on to their rankings from last year, ranking […]

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Why We Need an Ontario Regional Immigration Strategy

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 13:46:46 +0000

In 2018, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) welcomed 106,000 new permanent residents. In other words, the GTA welcomed more immigrants than Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and the four Atlantic provinces combined. Immigration to the GTA is not slowing down as the region has already welcomed nearly 60,000 immigrants in the first half of 2019—significantly more immigrants […]

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Toronto Raptors NBA championship a big win for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:22:24 +0000

A Canadian team made up mainly of foreign players and cheered on by thousands of immigrants is now the best in professional basketball.  Last night saw the Toronto Raptors take their first National Basketball Association (NBA) title by defeating the six-time champion Golden State Warriors in six games. The Raptors’ championship run garnered almost as […]

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‘Hyper-concentration’ of knowledge-economy jobs underway in downtown Toronto, says new study

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:01:15 +0000

The area of Southern Ontario that includes Toronto is experiencing a dramatic economic shift that has produced a “hyper-concentration” of knowledge-economy jobs in and around downtown Toronto, a new study reveals.   The study by the Neptis Foundation, a think tank dedicated to urban planning, says the concentration of knowledge-based companies and economic activity in downtown […]

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New study rates Canada’s best cities for tech talent

When it comes to tech talent, Toronto is still king, but a new study shows cities across Canada are also proving competitive.   The new 2018 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report ranked cities like Hamilton, Quebec City, and Halifax among Canada’s top 10 tech talent markets, and placed Ottawa and Waterloo in the top five. “Tech […]

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Oakville, Ontario, named best Canadian city for immigrants

A new survey has crowned Oakville, Ontario, as 2018’s best Canadian city for immigrants. The survey by the online magazine Moneysense put Oakville ahead of nearby Toronto, which is widely considered the destination of choice for most newcomers to Canada. Toronto ranked fifth in the Best Places to Live for New Canadians category, one of several […]

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