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News June, 2016
By Patrick Blennerhassett, Business in Vancouver | For Drastant Mehta, moving to Canada from Kenya with his family was an issue of personal safety.
By Cassie Williams, CBC News | An immigrant from Lebanon whose family received a threatening letter that said “you are not a Canadian” and called them “pig” over the upkeep of their lawn, says she’s been touched by the subsequent support of her Beechville, N.S., neighbours.
By Tamara Khandaker, Vice News |
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By Lien Yeung, CBC News | A seniors advocate says many Chinese and South Asian elders experience unique challenges when it comes to abuse and more resources are needed to support them. Krista James of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law says seniors from those communities are sometimes bound by barriers ranging from language to … Continued
By Kelsey Johnson, iPolitics | Canadian meat plants continuing to grapple with an acute labour shortage on their plant floors may be getting some relief from Ottawa. Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk says the Trudeau government is reconsidering a mandatory July 1 drop in the number of temporary foreign workers a company can employ.
By Sean Silcoff and Michelle Zilio, Globe and Mail | The Canadian government is promising to speed up immigration of skilled foreign workers joining fast-growing technology companies, a drawn-out process that the employers say is thwarting their growth.
By Don McSwiney, University of Calgary Newsletter |