SURVEY: Half of B.C. immigrants say they do not find jobs matching their training, skills and experience

February 21, 2019

By Globe News Wire | Newcomers with professional and trades skills feel welcomed in B.C. but most say their workplace credentials are undervalued, leading to economic difficulties and employment exclusion, according to a new survey by Vancity in partnership with Angus Reid Global....

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Working knowledge: Quebec expands on-the-job French lessons for newcomers

February 18, 2019

By Globe and Mail | Wang Weidong’s shop in Chinatown offers the typical bounty of the Montreal dépanneur − lottery tickets, toothpaste, fireworks, an entire wall of snacks and, of course, beer and wine. One recent morning, the store also featured novel fare: French lessons....

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Immigration Minister Ahmad Hussen sings praises of private refugee sponsorship

February 17, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen came to Windsor Wednesday to celebrate the four decades of success of the country’s private refugee sponsorship program....

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Why populism hasn’t come to (English) Canada. Yet

February 15, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Populism has arisen virtually everywhere in the West, but remains weak in English Canada....

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IKEA Canada Launches Refugee Employment Program Coast-to-Coast

February 15, 2019

By IKEA News | IKEA Canada is launching a coast-to-coast program that will support the company in hiring 250 refugees over the next three years....

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Young people not in employment, education or training: What did they do in the past 12 months?

February 13, 2019

By Statistics Canada | ...

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