By Geordon Omand, Globe and Mail | Researchers in British Columbia say they’ve found empirical evidence linking immigration to real estate prices for the first time.
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By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | “Just a few” of the more than 260 residents of Guru Nanak Niwas seniors facility can speak English, says Saroj Sood. It’s why the government-financed seniors residence in north Surrey needs staff who speak Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu and other South Asian languages.
By Albert Van Santvoort, Business in Vancouver | “The very first thing that I personally struggled with was that I didn’t know anyone here. No relatives, no friends, basically no one to have connection with,” said Zahra Samimi, an Afghan refugee who immigrated to Canada in 2013.
By Theophilos Argitis and Erik Hertzberg | While the merits of immigration are being contested by politicians in Europe and the U.S., data show Canada’s economy has already become entirely reliant on immigrants for its labor growth.
By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | All day, almost every day, they pass the hours sitting on a white carpet on the laminate floor of a North Burnaby apartment, unable to move. They are two sisters from Syria, Hoda and Maha Al-Sidawi, who are 24 and 23 respectively. Since about age 10, they have suffered … Continued
By Peter O’Neil, Vancouver Sun | The Trudeau government says it has no interest in challenging Quebec’s “sweetheart” immigration system, even though West Coast critics say two components of that province’s system effectively hurt B.C.
By Daniel Tencer, Huffington Post Canada | Canada has become completely reliant on immigrants for job growth, and the proof can be found in StatsCan’s latest employment data. For only the second time on record, the number of immigrants with a job grew over the last year, while the number of Canadian-born people with a … Continued
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By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Room author Emma Donoghue and Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan have been named among the 8th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, along with several other artists, academics entrepreneurs and champions of many worthy causes.
By Surrey LIP | True Colours of Surrey Project is an anti-discrimination initiative by the City of Surrey with funds from the Province of British Columbia. The City is a contract holder of the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership (LIP), and the True Colours of Surrey project is a part of the Surrey LIP efforts to … Continued