Growing number of newcomers, refugees ending up homeless in Canada, studies say

August 15, 2019

By CTV News | A growing number of newcomers to Canada are ending up in shelters or are finding themselves homeless, newly released government figures show....

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Quebec business lobby says province needs more immigrants to meet needs

August 15, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | PQuebec should significantly boost planned immigration levels and soften French-language requirements for newcomers in order to better meet the needs of the labour market, a major business lobby group said Monday....

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Canada gets good marks on its system for immigrants

August 15, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | A glowing international review of Canada’s economic immigration system should serve as a factual counterpoint against anti-immigration sentiment, the federal immigration minister said Tuesday....

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What It Takes: An immigrant’s journey from Zimbabwe to Canada

August 14, 2019

By Global News | This is the first of a six-part series by Global News intern Fadzaiishe Ziramba that tells the personal stories of six new Canadians and what it took for them to move to Canada. In this first story, Ziramba describes her own family’s experience. Our next story in the series appears on Wed., Aug. 21....

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Ottawa to fund Ontario refugee and immigration legal aid after provincial cuts

August 12, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will spend $26 million this year on refugee and immigration legal aid services in Ontario after the province cut funding....

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Refugees in 2015, Syrians now citizens in time for 2019 federal election

August 10, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | Federal figures show that 897 Syrian-born applicants became Canadian citizens during the first four months of 2019. They joined 1,597 Syrians who had become citizens in 2018...

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