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Refugee living in Canada helps create new ‘Sesame Street’ for displaced children

November 26, 2019

By CTV News | Thousands of young refugees could be hearing a version of “Could you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” in Arabic next year....

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SFU students create colouring book to help refugees feel at home

November 25, 2019

By CBC News | Last January, Renmart Buhay, a student at Simon Fraser University joined students from different faculties in an interdisciplinary program called Health Change Lab, which is aimed at addressing a social or environmental problem in Surrey....

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Children of immigrants do better in school but many fall short in labour market: study

November 23, 2019

By CIC News | The children of immigrants are helping increase the general level of education in Canada, a new study shows....

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B.C. suburb with country’s largest proportion of immigrants unveils ‘cultural harmony’ strategy

November 22, 2019

By National Post | A Vancouver suburb that boasts the largest proportion of immigrants anywhere in Canada has unveiled the final draft of its “cultural harmony” strategy, which officials hope will bring together residents and ease social tensions....

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Tri-Cities Newcomer Employment Week Returns with a Focus on Workplace Culture

November 22, 2019

By Canadian Inquirer | Coquitlam, BC – Organized by the Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP), which is led by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and in collaboration with several service providers and organizations, the Tri-Cities Newcomer Employment Week (NEW) returns this year from November 18-22 with a focus on workplace culture....

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Toronto immigrants face ‘thick glass ceiling’ when it comes to executive jobs, study finds

November 22, 2019

By Toronto Star | Immigrants may have made progress reaching the first rung on their career ladder in Canada, but they are getting nowhere near the C-suites, a new report says. Among the leading Greater Toronto Area employers across the public, private and non-profit sectors, only 6 per cent of executives — those at the level of vice-president or above — are immigrants, according to the study, “Building a Corporate...

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