B.C. officials are better prepared for next intake of 1,500 Syrian refugees

August 29, 2016

By Simon Little, CKNW News | With a second wave of Syrian refugees due to arrive next month, officials say they’ve learned from experience....

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Return to school a challenging milestone for Syrian refugees

August 27, 2016

By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | For most kids, the start of school evokes some combination of excitement and dread. Anticipation around who the teacher will be, whether friends will be in the same class and how the next 10 months of their lives are going to unfold....

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For a gay Syrian refugee living in Hamilton, Ont., disconnect and loneliness bring new challenges

August 26, 2016

By Alex Migdal, The Globe and Mail | As he sits cross-legged on his apartment floor, Julian plays a video on his phone of a group of gay men at an underground party in Damascus....

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Ottawa’s flawed immigration calculus

August 25, 2016

By The Globe and Mail | Federal Immigration Minister John McCallum has gone from one end of the country to the other this summer bearing two messages: that the Trudeau government believes it should increase immigration; and that it wants more of those immigrants to end up in less populated parts of Canada. Mr. McCallum is clearly setting the table for this fall, when Ottawa will release immigration quotas for...

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Trudeau Liberals tiptoe into temporary foreign workers minefield: Walkom

August 24, 2016

By Toronto Star | Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are wading back into the temporary foreign workers mess....

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Questions raised over effectiveness of foreign worker program inspections

August 22, 2016

By Bill Curry, The Globe and Mail | A major spike in inspections under the temporary foreign worker program is spurring debate over the effectiveness of these new reviews....

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