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Refugees earn more than most Canadians after 25 years

October 9, 2018

By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | An internal immigration department document shows that, after 25 years in the country, a typical refugee is earning as much or more than the Canadian norm, which is about $45,000 a year....

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This Canadian clan owes its extraordinary origin story to a shy Toronto teen, a crusading journalist and a Connecticut dad

October 7, 2018

By John Lorinc, Toronto Star | Through the sunny afternoon of July 12, 1968, Lina Preyra and the eldest of her eight children, ranging in age from 2 to 15, were busy packing trunks. So they’d be out of the way, the younger ones had been sent off with a few rupees to buy cane-sugar drinks from the vendors near the Bombay house the family had rented for the months...

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Immigration department changed ‘illegal’ to ‘irregular’ on webpage about asylum seekers as debate flared

October 4, 2018

By CBC News | The immigration department changed a web page about asylum seekers to swap the word “illegal” for “irregular” as a debate was erupting between the federal government and Ontario on the issue, CBC News has learned....

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Chinese-born Maggie Lu builds STEM career in Canada

October 4, 2018

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Using science and technology to break down barriers as an immigrant Maggie Lu grew up in China with a keen passion for science and technology. She was interested in the many ways chemicals could be used to improve people’s lives....

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Aung San Suu Kyi no longer an honorary Canadian citizen

October 2, 2018

By CTV News | In the eyes of Canada’s Parliament, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s is no longer an honorary Canadian citizen....

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Annual Immigration Of 300,000 Leads To Largest Canadian Population Boost Since 1957

September 29, 2018

By Immigrantion.ca International migration saw the biggest increase in Canada’s history in the last 12 months, fuelling the biggest population rise in 60 years, Statistics Canada says....

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