By John Cotter, The Canadian Press| Agriculture groups want the federal government to allow more producers to hire foreign seasonal employees to work on farms. “There are some jobs that … Continued
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By Andrew Wilkinson, Vancouver Sun | When international students arrive in B.C., not only do they benefit from high-quality education, they also bring a wide range of short- and long-term … Continued
By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | After three years of living in limbo in Jordan and then six weeks spent in a Surrey hotel, the Sua’Ifan family from Syria is … Continued
By CBC News | Canada’s biggest cities ranked ahead of most U.S. cities in Mercer’s annual global quality of living survey, with the human resources company crediting high levels of … Continued
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Business groups fear refugees and immigrant families will crowd out spaces for foreign workers in Canada
By National Post | Provinces and businesses keen to bolster their workforce are worried the push for Syrian refugees this year will lead to a cutback in foreign workers..
By Kelsey Davis, Kelowna Now A new study from Statistics Canada has found that changes in immigration selection policies significantly altered the characteristics of new immigrants, particularly when it came … Continued
By Tara Carmen and Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun | British Columbia is to receive 1,100 Syrian refugees in the next 10 days, effectively doubling the number already here. It will … Continued
By CKNW | The Trudeau Liberals are cancelling controversial cuts to refugee health care made by the previous Harper Government.
By Rober Fife, Globe and Mail | The Liberal government plans to launch a full-scale review of the controversial temporary foreign workers program. MaryAnn Mihychuk, the Minister of Employment, Workforce … Continued