A primer on changes to 2019 tax returns

February 26, 2020

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | A new tax season is upon us. Let’s warm up this winter with a primer on the changes to the tax return....

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Government urged to increase diversity at top of federal public service

February 26, 2020

By Vancouver Sun | The federal government faced calls Monday to add more diversity to the senior ranks of the public service, as black civil servants gathered in the national capital to share their experiences of racism and discrimination in the workplace — and discuss ways to prevent it in the future....

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The puzzle of the high-end gender pay gap

February 26, 2020

By Vancouver Sun | Three distinguished female economists believe the pay gap at the top of companies and government has less to do with overt discrimination and more to do with women’s decisions....

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Small business grant empowers Niagara’s newcomer entrepreneurs

February 24, 2020

By Welland Tribune | A new grant is giving newcomers to Canada the opportunity to start or advance their small business....

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More employees contributing to RRSPs this year: survey

February 24, 2020

By HR Reporter | Nearly seven in 10 (69 per cent) Canadian employees have an RRSP, up from 60 per cent last year, according to a new survey by BMO. For 2019, people say they contributed $6,409, up from $5,247 in 2018, while the average amount held in RRSP accounts increased to $111,922, up by almost $10,000 compared to 2018. “It’s encouraging to see Canadians across the country emphasizing long-term...

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Which cities in Canada attract the most immigrants?

February 24, 2020

By CIC News | Cities across Canada are engaged in a heated competition to attract more immigrants. Due to their aging populations and low birth rates, cities need more immigrants to keep their economies strong. At the national level, Canada welcomed more than 341,000 immigrants in 2019 or about 0.9 per cent of its population. Canada is welcoming more immigrants through Express Entry, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), as well as newer...

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