Over 190 countries agree on global compact on safe migration

July 14, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | More than 190 countries agreed on a global compact to promote safe and orderly migration and reduce human smuggling and trafficking Friday, culminating lengthy negotiations on the often contentious issue that were boycotted by the United States....

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Drowning deaths renew calls for newcomer swim classes

July 14, 2018

By CBC News | The drowning deaths of two newcomers to Canada last week has an immigrant from Somalia worried about his own family’s safety around the water....

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The trouble with diversity journalism

July 14, 2018

By CBC News By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | I’ve been covering ethnic, religious, sexual orientation and other so-called diversity issues most of my newspaper career. I’ve always been curious about different people, world views and cultures, aiming to report on them with fairness, balance and respect; embracing pluralism, while also probing for that elusive journalistic objective known as truth. Diversity journalism has now become a big thing. Along with...

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BC PNP Tech Pilot

July 11, 2018

By WelcomeBC | The B.C. technology sector is a major driver of economic growth in the province, with tech employment at its highest level ever recorded. The demand for talent in B.C.’s tech sector is increasing faster than the supply....

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Temporary Resident Visa refusals on the rise, says new report

July 11, 2018

By Canadian News Bulletin | Globe and Mail newspaper says refusal rate reached 26% in 2017, up from 18% in 2012...

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U.S. government must reunite separated migrant families or face penalties: federal judge

July 11, 2018

By Globe and Mail | The U.S. government must rapidly reunite 63 children under the age of five who were separated by immigration officials after crossing into the United States from Mexico, or face penalties, a judge said on Tuesday....

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