‘The blessing means more than the money’: Refugee restaurateur offers free meals

August 5, 2019

By CBC News | Habtamu Lamu, the owner of Awash Ethiopian Restaurant, has begun serving free meals to the homeless in a bid to give back....

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Woman at Banff National Park says man told her to ‘go back to your own country’

August 4, 2019

By CTV News | A female tourist in Banff National Park shot a now-viral video, moments after she alleges a man told her to “go back to your own country.”...

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To Canada, with Pride: LGBTQ refugees find a home where they can escape fear

August 3, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | LGBTQ refugees and new immigrants share their stories of hope, resilience and rebirth under the rainbow flag....

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Surrey’s population explosion leaves city looking for answers

August 2, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | With Surrey in the midst of a population boom, city staff are looking for a data whiz who can find a better way to capture that growth on the fly and project it into the future in a bid to bolster planning efforts....

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Tech Companies Say it’s Too Hard to Hire High-Skilled Immigrants in the U.S. — So They’re Growing in Canada Instead

July 28, 2019

By Time | On a recent Tuesday, Neal Fachan walked down a dock in Seattle’s Lake Union and boarded a blue and yellow Harbour Air seaplane, alongside six other tech executives. He was bound for Vancouver to check on the Canadian office of Qumulo, the Seattle-based cloud storage company he co-founded in 2012. With no security lines, it was an easy 50-minute flight past snow-capped peaks. Later that day, Fachan...

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Newcomers and Canadian high school students are friendly, but not friends

July 26, 2019

By Conversation | As international migration continues to grow in scope, complexity and impact, social integration of newcomers has become an issue of global concern. It’s particularly a salient issue for Canada, a country with one of the highest global rates of immigration....

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