By Nicholas Keung, Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Ottawa is quietly working on a plan to use computers to assess immigration applications and make some of the decisions currently made by immigration officers, the Star has learned.
News January, 2017
By Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | For Bassam Sua’Ifan and Yousra Al Qablawi, money was already tight. Rent, utilities, car insurance and the cost of feeding and caring for seven children account for the family’s entire budget.
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By Renu Mehta, Canadian Immigrant Magazine | He came to Canada in the late 70s and never looked back. Not a doctor or engineer or Chartered Accountant from India who required credentials recognition, Dilip Mehta did not have to rely on a survival job. He was a photojournalist who settled down very quickly in his … Continued
By Neha Chollangi | Two Ryerson media grads produced an interactive documentary about immigrant entrepreneurs in partnership with The Globe and Mail.
By Toronto Star | An average of about 1,400 Canadian immigrants are intercepted at the border each year and ordered removed from the country for not fulfilling their residency obligations, the Star has learned.
By Nicholas Keung, Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Brain chemistry could change under the stress of migration, increasing a newcomer’s risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychoses, according to a new medical study.
By Tim Oberlander and Current Warf, Vancouver Sun | We are writing to our fellow citizens to address an urgent public-health matter in Vancouver. In a matter of days, the Trump Tower will open. With the public display of the Trump name, we will be seen as condoning the ridicule of the disabled, and condoning … Continued
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By Douglas Quan, Vancouver Sun | Five months ago, first-time mother Mandy Huo chose to follow the traditional Chinese practice of “sitting the month” after childbirth and agreed to pay $4,000 for a postpartum doula to come to her house six days a week to cook special meals and care for her baby.