Canada aiming for high immigration levels despite coronavirus pandemic, Bloomberg reports

October 24, 2020

By CIC News | Canada is expected to continue rising immigration levels beyond 2020, despite travel restrictions and reduced numbers of new permanent residents....

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COVID-19 stress has 41 per cent of B.C. workers considering job change, survey finds

October 24, 2020

By Vancouver Sun | B.C. employers are becoming more comfortable with business during COVID-19, but about 41 per cent of their employees are ready to quit, according to a new survey by the recruiting firm Hays....

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By Chronicle Herald | As his family’s one-year anniversary in Canada approaches, Ammar Hud Hud is reeling with excitement. Not only does Oct. 30 mark a year since he and his family landed in Canada as sponsored refugees, it will also be the grand opening of his brick-and-mortar women’s clothing and tailor shop in Nova Scotia.  Ammar’s Apparel is located at 9B Pottery Lane in Antigonish.  “It’s a really, really good feeling. We are very happy,” Hud Hud told The Chronicle Herald through an interpreter.  “This day is not one we’ll be forgetting.” In 2012, Hud Hud, his wife, Kinaz Albaghada, and their two children, Samy and Esraa Hud Hud, fled Syria, where they lost their home and a successful clothing factory. They stayed in Jordan for half a year and Egypt for seven years.  They then came to Nova Scotia, joining their relatives, Tareq Hadhad and his family in Antigonish. Hadhad is the successful entrepreneur behind Peace by Chocolate. With the support of the community, Hud Hud, who has 30 years of experience working as a tailor in Syria, returned to his passion in April and launched his online shop.    Read more 

October 20, 2020

By Chronicle Herald | As his family’s one-year anniversary in Canada approaches, Ammar Hud Hud is reeling with excitement....

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Opinion: Canadian citizenship study guide should tell the truth about racism

October 18, 2020

By Vancouver Sun | At this crucial time of confronting systemic anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, the Canadian government must take responsibility for its enduring role in propagating racism. This includes through its misleading self-portrayal in Discover Canada, the official study guide for the test taken by Canadian citizenship applicants....

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Long way to go before tech industry is diverse: Report

October 16, 2020

By HR Reporter | Having grown up in the U.K., Vinay Bhagat says he faced a lot of discrimination, both personally and professionally....

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Canadians becoming more accepting of immigrants and refugees, despite pandemic, survey suggests

October 16, 2020

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