Spotlight on immigrant voices at TIFF 2019

October 30, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | From veteran directors to first-time feature filmmakers, immigrants continued to tell compelling stories at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that was held from September 5-15, 2019. Canadian Immigrant spotlights a few these talented voices who brought their own newcomer experiences to the big screen this year....

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Atlantic Canada is experiencing an immigration revolution

October 28, 2019

By Canadian Immigration Newsletter Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have experienced a nearly fourfold increase in immigration over last 20 years...

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Black families twice as likely to go hungry as white households, study shows

October 24, 2019

By Toronto Star | Black households in Canada are almost twice as likely as white households to have trouble putting food on the table due to lack of money, according to groundbreaking new research based on Statistics Canada’s community health survey....

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Immigrant entrepreneur shares advice with newcomers

October 23, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Immigrant restaurateur and entrepreneur Mohamed Fakih, CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, speaks from his experience and offers advice to newcomers to Canada....

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Combatting Truck Driver Shortages: Recent Changes To Ontario’s Immigration Legislation

October 23, 2019

By Mondaq | The Ontario government has introduced changes to the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 to include a new immigration stream for transport truck drivers, in which individuals intending to work in this occupation and live in Ontario may now qualify to apply to the province for support in obtaining permanent residence status in Canada. This is a welcome response to Canada’s long-haul truck driver shortage crisis....

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Creating new worlds: Interview with novelist and playwright Anosh Irani

October 23, 2019

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Novelist and playwright Anosh Irani comes from a family of Iranian descent in Mumbai, India, and moved to Vancouver in 1998 as a student to pursue his Master’s degree in Creative Writing. He has published critically acclaimed and award-winning novels including: The Cripple and His Talismans, The Song of Kahunsha, Dahanu Road and The Parcel. ...

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