Multi-lingual phone line improves accessibility

January 10, 2019

By BC GOV News | For speakers of Hausa, Cebuano or one of over 100 other languages, real-time access to information about B.C.’s employment standards, in their native tongue, is now just a phone call away....

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At 21, this aerospace engineering student, former refugee has created her first invention

January 10, 2019

By Globe and Mail This is part of Stepping Up, a series introducing Canadians to their country’s new sources of inspiration and leadership....

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How Chinese, Filipino and other immigrants differ

January 8, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | A revealing new “super-diversity” website created by a University of B.C. geographer, Daniel Hiebert, shows nine of 10 recent Chinese immigrants arrive in Metro Vancouver with enough money to immediately buy homes....

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Ottawa scales back underused immigrant support program after tripling budget in 2015

January 7, 2019

By Vancouver Sun Ottawa will fund 16 organizations to deliver pre-arrival services, down from a high of 27. The program’s budget is $22.6M per year, down from $32M...

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SUCCESS granted $22.4m to improve pre-arrival services for immigrants

January 5, 2019

By Business in Vancouver Vancouver non-profit immigrants services organization SUCCESS will be receiving $22.4 million in funding from Ottawa to improve pre-arrival services to new immigrants to Canada – a move that may pay large dividends for the Canadian economy moving forward – officials said....

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Canada’s Family Immigration Policy Is About To Get Major Controversial Changes This Month

January 5, 2019

By Narcity | Canada will be unveiling a new family immigration policy that will make it easier for families to reunite and come to Canada....

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