By Tyler Orton, Business in Vancouver | It wouldn’t have been unusual a decade ago for a Seattle tech worker to think of Vancouver as little more than a stopping point along the way to Whistler’s ski hills, according to Bill Tam.
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By Nicholas Keung, Toronto Star | Cheikh Diagne thought he would have an advantage in Canada’s job market by having one of Canada’s official languages as his mother tongue.
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By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Canada is experiencing the fastest rate of ethnic change of any country in the Western world, say international demographers. Almost seven of 10 Metro Vancouver residents will be visible minorities, or non-whites, in less than two decades, says Eric Kaufmann, a professor at University of London, Birkbeck, citing Statistics … Continued
By Kevin Griffin, Vancouver Sun | In the 1970s, services for immigrants were few and far between in Metro Vancouver. Maggie Ip was in a unique position to recognize what was needed. Born in Shanghai, she emigrated to Canada to get her Masters degree in education at the University of Ottawa. Ip spent seven years … Continued
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By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Latest statistics show a significant increase in the number of international students enrolling in Canadian universities for the 2017- 18 academic year.
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Our discussion of “Canadian values” couldn’t be more hobbled. When Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch recommended screening immigrants for “Canadian values,” politicians and pundits mocked her.
By CBC News | People who now call Manitoba home but came to Canada as refugees shared their stories in Winnipeg on Tuesday night to expand the conversation around the recent increase in refugee claimants and asylum seekers.