2018 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Announced

June 27, 2018

Canadian Immigrant is proud to present the winners of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2018. Click here to read their inspiring stories. Plus, discover who was named the Entrepreneur Award winner and the Youth Award winner....

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French jogger who crossed B.C.-U.S. border accidentally a warning to Canadians: expert

June 26, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | A French teenager who accidentally crossed the border from Canada to the United States and reportedly wound up detained for two weeks should serve as a warning to Canadians, says an immigration lawyer. Len Saunders, a lawyer in Blaine, Wash., said while aspects of the case are unique, it should still be considered a reminder to Canadians who walk their dogs or go jogging along the...

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Temporary foreign workers looking elsewhere for employment since Alberta recession, study says

June 26, 2018

By Brennan Doherty, The Star Calgary | The oil and gas recession in Alberta left thousands of Canadians without jobs, but it also prompted thousands of temporary foreign workers to leave Wild Rose country for greener pastures. A new study from ATB Financial, a Crown corporation that provides financial services in the province, says Alberta had 110,000 workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in 2014. Since then – when...

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For Indian students, the American dream is becoming a Canadian one

June 26, 2018

By Quartz | With the US and the UK slowly shutting their doors, Canada has flung its open, and Indian students are rushing in....

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Global Skills Strategy update: Expansion of the GTS Occupations List

June 25, 2018

By LEXOLOGY | Overview of the GSS The GSS facilitates the entry of high skilled foreign workers into Canada through a GSS stream under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), expedited processing of employer specific LMIA-exempt work permit applications, and several work permit exemptions. The Global Talent Stream (GTS) under the TFWP, managed by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), prioritizes Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications. ESDC targets GTS...

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New text messaging service to improve communication, services for newcomers

June 24, 2018

By CBC News | The Immigrant Services Society of BC unveiled a text messaging service Wednesday intended to improve the organization’s ability to communicate with the growing number of newcomers to Canada. Newcomer.info is “aimed at improving access to service by bringing useful information within easy reach of newcomers, particularly those prevented by low income and lack of English from seeking in-person services,” according the ISS website. Launched on World...

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