News September, 2015

Five things you can do (right now) to help the refugee crisis

By Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby Now Maybe you’ve seen the thousands of people streaming through the borders in Europe, hair catching on razor wire, people pushing others in wheelchairs for days. Perhaps you heard how Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old child who drowned at sea was supposed to come to Vancouver with his family.

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Canada favours temporary residents to permanent: report

By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun Canada has become a country that favours temporary over permanent residents, exploits would-be immigrants for cheap labour and draws international criticism for its treatment of refugees under the current federal government, charged a report released Tuesday.

Canadian living takes toll on immigrant hearts: Study

By Nicholas Keung, Toronto Star Is living in Canada bad for your heart? A groundbreaking new study has found that recent immigrants have a 30 per cent lower rate of major heart problems, such as heart attacks and strokes, than long-term residents, but that gap shrinks the longer they spend in Canada.

New B.C. curriculum includes residential schools, Asian immigrant experience

By CBC News British Columbia’s latest education experiment starts this fall with the launch of a new curriculum that will be phased in over the next three years. The curriculum has Aboriginal perspectives integrated at all grade levels, and includes the history and legacy of the residential school system.