Canada expedites process for temporary workers to start new jobs

May 12, 2020

By CIC News | The new policy will allow temporary workers to start working in 10 days instead of 10 weeks after applying for work permit...

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International students determined to study in Canada despite coronavirus

May 8, 2020

By CIC News | Survey shows most international students are determined to study abroad despite travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, though face-to-face study is preferable to online courses...

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‘Hate has no place in British Columbia,’ says premier on rise in anti-Asian crimes

May 8, 2020

By CBC News | Saying he was angry after hearing about recent incidents of hate crimes directed against people of Asian descent, Premier John Horgan implored British Columbians to stand together against racism on Wednesday....

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Victoria group to lead anti-racism program amid recent attacks during pandemic

May 8, 2020

By CBC News | The Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society has been tapped by the province to help communities deal with hate activity and racism amid what the B.C. government describes as a rise in attacks against people of Asian heritage....

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Following rise in racist incidents, B.C. selects provincial hub to help communities

May 6, 2020

By Global News | The B.C. government says following a rise in racist incidents targeting Asian people during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has selected a provincial hub to help communities address “hate activity.”...

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Welcome to the tent clinic where Toronto’s undocumented immigrants get medical care

May 6, 2020

By Toronto Star | Alma Tacuboy and her ailing father were signalled to a grey vinyl tent on the lawn as soon as she pulled her car into the driveway of the Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care....

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