By CBC News | A small group of Syrian refugees is on a bus tour today that will take them to various employers in Vancouver, with the aim of giving them a look at what it may be like to work in Canada. About 25,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada. The federal government has … Continued
News March, 2016
By TRIEC |
The Muslim Food Bank in Surrey is arranging Support Packages and Welcome Baskets for the arrival of Syrian refugees. Donations can be made online or dropped off at the Muslim Food Bank at 101-13085 115th Ave. To arrange for pick up, please call 1-866-824-2525.
By Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun | Nine-year-old Ranim Kurdi sports a huge grin as she explains, with some help from a translator, that her favourite Canucks players are the Sedin twins. “Because they are strong,” she says.
By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | The Immigrant Services Society of B.C. plans to close next week as many as four of the nine sites where it is temporarily housing newly arrived Syrian refugees as families move into permanent housing.
By CTB News | Businesses in Canada are more likely to be owned by immigrants than people born in Canada, a new study by Statistics Canada survey reveals. But the types of businesses owned by immigrants who have lived in the country for more than ten years tend to hire fewer paid workers than those … Continued
By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun |
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By CBC News | The federal government has removed restrictions on the number of temporary foreign workers seasonal employers can hire in 2016. The previous Conservative government had placed a cap on the number of low-wage temporary foreign workers employers could hire. The current cap is 20 per cent of an employer’s workforce, dropping to … Continued
By Peter O’Neil, Vancouver Sun A Vancouver agency that helps often-traumatized refugee children adapt to life in Canada is preparing to cut its staff, in part due to a federal funding squeeze. The decision by the Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society comes despite the doubling of its workload in recent months with the arrival of … Continued