I Was the Wounded New Immigrant Kid Starting High School in Vancouver. Here’s What I Learned

August 22, 2019

By The Tyee | For many young immigrants, rebooting school life in another country comes with a lot of cultural confusion and frustration. But 10 years ago, I desperately needed a reboot....

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Liberals granting more leeway to would-be Venezuelan immigrants, refugees

August 20, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | The federal Liberals are easing immigration and refugee rules for Venezuelans amid their country’s deepening political and economic crisis, and ahead of a high-level meeting with the U.S. where the subject of democracy in the South American nation is on the agenda....

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Growing number of newcomers, refugees ending up homeless in Canada, studies say

August 15, 2019

By CTV News | A growing number of newcomers to Canada are ending up in shelters or are finding themselves homeless, newly released government figures show....

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Quebec business lobby says province needs more immigrants to meet needs

August 15, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | PQuebec should significantly boost planned immigration levels and soften French-language requirements for newcomers in order to better meet the needs of the labour market, a major business lobby group said Monday....

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Canada gets good marks on its system for immigrants

August 15, 2019

By Vancouver Sun | A glowing international review of Canada’s economic immigration system should serve as a factual counterpoint against anti-immigration sentiment, the federal immigration minister said Tuesday....

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What It Takes: An immigrant’s journey from Zimbabwe to Canada

August 14, 2019

By Global News | This is the first of a six-part series by Global News intern Fadzaiishe Ziramba that tells the personal stories of six new Canadians and what it took for them to move to Canada. In this first story, Ziramba describes her own family’s experience. Our next story in the series appears on Wed., Aug. 21....

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