Canadian Immigration Down 64% Annually During Q2-2020

August 28, 2020

By Toronto Storeys | In response to COVID-19, Canada closed its borders to all non-essential traffic, leading to a drastic downturn in immigration and a slowdown of new permanent residents to the country....

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Immigrants, advocates maintain pressure to expand residency program for front line workers

August 27, 2020

By CTV News | A group of advocates and refugee claimants continued to put pressure on the federal government on Sunday, calling for a residency program to be expanded to more front line workers....

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Black Canadians see greater mental health declines: Survey

August 27, 2020

By HR Reporter | For the fifth month in a row, Canadians’ mental health remains low amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and Black Canadians appear to be having a worse time than their White counterparts, according to a report from Morneau Shepell....

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Feds set minimum unemployment rate for EI

August 27, 2020

By HR Reporter | The federal government has set a temporary minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent for all employment insurance (EI) economic regions across Canada effective retroactive to Aug. 9....

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Vancouver Mural Festival to host artist talk highlighting Black public art

August 24, 2020

By Daily Hive | The Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) is hosting a free virtual artist talk on Tuesday, August 25 about celebrating Black resurgence....

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New temporary public policy will allow visitors to apply for a work permit without having to leave Canada

August 24, 2020

By News Wire | Visitors who are currently in Canada and have a valid job offer will be able to apply for an employer-specific work permit and, if approved, receive the permit without having to leave the country, thanks to a new public policy announced today by the Honourable Marco E.L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship....

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