DOE Issues Emergency Order to Alleviate California Power Crisis

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:19:06 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Sept. 6 took the rare but drastic action of issuing an emergency order under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to authorize the maximum operation of three natural gas–fired facilities on the California Independent System Operator’s (CAISO’s) grid whose full capability had been stranded by federal air quality and […]

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8 Best New Electric Cars In 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 04:54:57 +0000

We’ve been covering what I consider to be a lot of exciting electric cars that are about to hit the market or that just hit the market. As a result, it crossed my mind to highlight in listicle format what I think are the 8 best new electric cars in

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Using LinkedIn to connect with recruiters

Credit to Author: Murali Murthy| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 21:57:12 +0000

Across the globe, LinkedIn still remains the No. 1 go-to resource for candidates, recruiters and hiring managers alike. If you’ve been searching for a job for some time now and feel that you have hit a dead end, reaching out to recruiters on LinkedIn is a great way to get your name out there. Most […]

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What you need to know when coming to Canada from the U.S.

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:00:19 +0000

If you’re looking to come to Canada from the U.S., make sure you know what you need to do beforehand and which port of entries are currently open. In March, Canada put in place travel restriction measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Canada and the U.S. also announced an unprecedented border closure between the […]

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What is a “tutor” and why are they exempt from travel restrictions?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 12:00:15 +0000

Canada has listed “tutors” as immediate family members, causing confusion for people who are only familiar with the word being used in academia. In Canada, many people think of “tutors” as people who help students study a particular subject. However, the Government of Canada groups them in with “guardians” under the list of family members […]

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Immigration counteracts effects of anticipated COVID-19 baby slump in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 12:00:31 +0000

Canada will have to continue supporting immigration if coronavirus is going to lower already-declining fertility rates. Coronavirus is expected to affect fertility differently depending on regional income levels, according to an editorial in Science magazine. High-income countries, such as Canada, are expected to see fewer newborns as a result of the pandemic, thus an older […]

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B.C. invites 437 immigration candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:08:20 +0000

British Columbia issued invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence to Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates on August 7. A total of 437 invitations were issued in the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled Worker categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The minimum […]

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The many benefits of becoming a Canadian citizen

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00:39 +0000

Compared to major Western countries, Canada has one of the highest percentages of immigrants who obtain citizenship. Citizenship refers to a person’s legal status. Canadian citizenship can be obtained either by birth or by a process called “naturalization”. Immigrants who come and settle in Canada and meet certain criteria may be eligible to apply for […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds rare federal skilled trades draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:58:48 +0000

Canada has held its second Express Entry draw in two days. A total of 250 Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) candidates received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Successful FSTP candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 415 to receive an ITA. Yesterday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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More tech immigrants choosing Canada over U.S.

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:41:31 +0000

In light of U.S. restrictions on immigration more and more immigrant tech workers are considering pivoting north to Canada. In June, U.S. President Donald Trump suspended immigration for certain visa holders. The White House argues that the move was to help American workers gain employment after many were laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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