News February, 2015

ICBC rules for religious headgear shrouded in mystery

By Matthew Robinson, Vancouver Sun Surrey resident Obi Canuel made international headlines last year when the Insurance Corp. of B.C. refused to let him wear a spaghetti strainer on his head in his driver’s license photograph.

Immigration: Is big money paying off?

By Graeme Wood, Richmond News | Link to Article Refugee immigrants are reporting higher incomes to the Canada Revenue Agency than investor-class immigrants, according to data compiled by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).

Austria bans foreign financing of Muslim groups

By Shadia Nasralla, Globe and Mail | Link to Article Austria’s parliament passed a law on Wednesday that seeks to regulate how Islam is administered, singling out its large Muslim minority for treatment not applied to any other religious group.

Temporary foreign worker mass exodus expected April 1

By CBC News | Link to Article A mass exodus of temporary foreign workers is on the horizon, employers and lawyers predict. Beginning April 1, low-skill, temporary foreign workers who have been in Canada at least four years will be forced to leave.