Canadian Immigration News

  • Top stories of 2018 – July-Dec. 31 Dec 2018 16:27 680News JULY 2018 1 – Manuel Lopez Obrador won Mexico’s presidential election, defeating incumbent Enrique Pena Nieto. He took office on Dec 1. 1- NHL all-star free agent centre John Tavares signed a seven-year, US$77 million contract with his childhood team, the …
  • Newcomers find jobs, prosperity in Atlantic Canada — if they stay 02 May 2018 12:24 The Chronicle Herald If Anna Tselichtchev had been able to flee rural New Brunswick when she first arrived, she would have been gone in a flash. Now, she wouldn’t leave for anything. The factors that transformed the mother of two from an Israeli with itchy feet to a dedicated …
  • Migrants find jobs, prosperity — if they stay in region 02 May 2018 12:24 The Chronicle Herald If Anna Tselichtchev had been able to flee rural New Brunswick when she first arrived, she would have been gone in a flash. Now, she wouldn’t leave for anything. The factors that transformed the mother of two from an Israeli with itchy feet to a dedicated …
  • 55 Ways Donald Trump Structurally Changed America in 2017 22 Dec 2017 02:15 New York The GOP tax bill will mark the Trump administration’s first major legislative achievement. It’s likely to jolt the economy more than any one political event since Trump’s election, if not since the Affordable Care Act was passed, and it may well bring …
  • Foreign students claim they were misled about chances of staying in Canada 08 Nov 2017 03:59 CBC Dozens of foreign students claim they were misled about the chance to extend their stays in Canada, and are now struggling with looming deadlines for when they could be forced to leave the country. Migrante Alberta, an immigrant advocacy group, says about …
  • How long can I live abroad for? All about visas for Brits wanting to go overseas 12 Sep 2017 11:51 Metro Cafe (Picture: Getty) The thought of getting on a crowded train each morning and sitting in an office, watching the rain pour down outside, may be enough to make some Brits want to jump ship and live abroad. Whether it’s sunny Australia or the stunning …
  • Increase in Foreign Workers Through Federal Program Still a Problem, Says Union 27 Jul 2017 12:59 The Tyee A program that brings foreign workers to Canada has ballooned in recent years, threatening wages and employment opportunities for Canadian residents, according to a union representing more than 100,000 construction workers in Canada. Touted as a solution …
  • Canada’s newest citizens share moving stories as they are welcomed to the country 23 Jun 2017 12:36 Metro Cafe Citizenship ceremonies were held across Canada last month to welcome people from different backgrounds into their new lives as Canadian citizens. Virgin Media customers advised to change passwords immediately due to hack threat Ninety people from 23 …
  • New citizens start lives in Canada as country seeks immigrants 22 Jun 2017 14:31 The Malaysian Star CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - At citizenship ceremonies across the country, new Canadians began a fresh chapter in their lives last month in a land they chose for what they saw as its diversity, safety and opportunity. "There’s lots of multiculturalism …
  • WIDER IMAGE-New citizens start lives in Canada as country seeks immigrants 22 Jun 2017 14:08 Reuters * reut.rs/2smNC2FBy Ethan Lou CALGARY, Alberta, June 22 At citizenship ceremonies across the country, new Canadians began a fresh chapter in their lives last month in a land they chose for what they saw as its diversity, safety and opportunity. " …
  • Rick Peterson 'Ain't Flipping Around' When He Says He'll Win Tory Leadership 14 Mar 2017 22:08 Huffington Post Rick Peterson pronounces the words filet mignon the way they are meant to sound. It’s late afternoon on a Monday in early March and the Conservative leadership hopeful is hungry. “We’re on Vancouver time right now,” he says with a hearty laugh while …
  • Closure of Alberta town’s immigration centre would be economic blow, study finds 15 Feb 2017 17:22 The Star The union representing workers at the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Case Processing Centre in Vegreville met with Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen on Monday. The centre is set to be moved from Vegreville to Edmonton, a …
  • Alberta town's study says closure of federal centre would be a major blow 15 Feb 2017 08:01 Canada VEGREVILLE, Alta. - A study commissioned by a town in eastern Alberta suggests the closure of a federal immigration processing centre would be economically devastating. Vegreville would suffer a permanent drop in population, lower property values and …
  • Vegreville could lose 420 residents if immigration centre closes, report says 15 Feb 2017 00:56 CBC Closing one of Vegreville's largest employers would mean not only 236 lost jobs for the town but also have major impacts on the town's social fabric, a new report shows. A socio-economic report prepared by Nichols Applied Management Inc. for the …