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Justin Trudeau credits immigration for Canada’s growing tech sector

May 24, 2019

By HR Reporter | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told hundreds of attendees at a conference in Toronto on Monday that Canada’s thriving technology sector is a result of the country’s openness to immigrants and he hopes Canadians will continue to view immigration positively....

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Construction jobs help boost B.C. labour market in April

May 24, 2019

By BIV News | BC’s labour market had another solid showing in April....

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Immigrant workers only way to sustain Canadian labour force: Report

May 19, 2019

By HR Reporter “Why do we need immigrants?” It’s a prevailing question in Canada and around the world — and one that requires an evidence-based response, according to Kareem El-Assal, an immigration researcher in Ottawa. This year, the federal government is aiming to welcome 330,800 new permanent residents, with further increases in the years to come. And it’s a necessary action, said El-Assal, co-author of Can’t Go It Alone, a...

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Toronto Is Now Home to a Thriving Syrian Food Scene

May 17, 2019

By Fortune | From the first swish of tahini sauce over chickpeas at breakfast to the final crunch of baklava at dessert, Toronto has become a land of opportunity for Syrian immigrant and refugee restaurateurs looking to share a taste of their homeland with their new city and its constant parade of visitors....

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Asylum claims have more than tripled since 2015, Statistics Canada says

May 17, 2019

By CBC News | New figures out this morning from the national statistics agency show the number of asylum claims in Canada more than tripled between 2015 and 2018....

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Refugee changes will hurt women asylum seekers, women’s organizations say

May 9, 2019

By Vancouver Courier | A group of Canadian women’s organizations has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to withdraw controversial changes to asylum laws in his government’s omnibus budget bill because of the harm they would cause to women targeted by harsh U.S. immigration policies....

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