Canadian Immigration News

  • 176 people died in the plane crash in Iran. Here are some of their stories. 09 Jan 2020 18:28 The Seattle Times A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 passengers crashed minutes after taking off early Wednesday from Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport, killing all passengers and crew members on board. The fatal crash unfolded during a particularly tense time in …
  • Tehran crash a shock to our outdated ideas of identity 09 Jan 2020 00:11 National Post The meaning of disasters sometimes reveals itself in a spectacular instant. Planes exploding into Manhattan skyscrapers were obviously terrorism. A train of oil exploding in Lac-Mégantic was obviously an outrageous accident. But sometimes the significance …
  • Top stories of 2019 - July - December 31 Dec 2019 17:40 Calgary Herald JULY 2019 1 – Marnie McBean was named chef de mission of Canada’s Olympic team for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. The Toronto rower is a three-time Olympic gold medallist. 1 – Jamal Murray’s breakout NBA season paid off. The 22 year old from Kitchener, Ont., …
  • Introducing the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program 18 Dec 2019 05:47 The Asian Pacific Post By Catherine Sas, Q.C. Special to The Post   This past November the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) was introduced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) opening a path for permanent residence for applicants willing to settle …
  • Foreign student and worker exploitation highlighted in Calgary petition 14 Dec 2019 17:05 CBR Groups in Calgary's South Asian community are trying to raise awareness of the ongoing exploitation of international students and foreign workers through a petition and community meetings in northeast Calgary. Organizers, including ethnic media outlet …
  • Top stories of 2019 - July-December 10 Dec 2019 18:32 Calgary Herald JULY 2019 1 – Marnie McBean was named chef de mission of Canada’s Olympic team for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. The Toronto rower is a three-time Olympic gold medallist. 1 – Jamal Murray’s breakout NBA season paid off. The 22 year old from Kitchener, Ont., …
  • CAQ's immigration reforms are having a chilling effect on Quebec's booming tech sector 05 Dec 2019 19:23 Montreal Gazette Adrien Ali Taïga really likes Montreal — and that’s a good thing for Montreal. The 25-year-old student moved to the city in 2016, drawn in part by the reputation of his fellow Frenchman Yoshua Bengio, the scientific director of Montreal’s Mila, the world- …
  • Federal leaders face off in only English debate 07 Oct 2019 23:56 Calgary Herald This is the Montreal Gazette’s live coverage of Monday’s debate — the only time all six federal leaders will face off in English. Questions/comments? ariga@postmedia.com 7:52 p.m. Indigenous issues Q to Scheer: As you pursue energy corridor, how will …
  • Where the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and Greens stand on 12 key issues for ... 03 Oct 2019 14:35 Calgary Herald A federal election 2019 platform primer: Brief summaries of where the Liberals, Conservatives, New Democrats and Greens stand on 12 major issues, and highlights of what they are promising Canadians. Tens of thousands of people concerned about the state of …
  • Immigraton Corner | I want to migrate to British Columbia 30 Apr 2019 07:25 Jamaica Gleaner Dear Miss Powell, I read your article last week about the provincial programmes and wondered if you would enlighten me about the province of British Columbia (BC) and other provinces. I have a few friends living in BC and they say that it is a good …
  • Surrey Board of Trade hosts 9th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards 26 Apr 2019 10:30 Indo Canadian Voice THE Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 9th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards this week, recognizing business- and community-minded youth under the age of 25, working in Surrey or working on a business or community project in / for Surrey. This event …
  • 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 …