By Jessica Murphy, BBC | The BBC is running a series looking at the immigrant experience in Canada and the ties immigration creates between nations. In this third story, we look at growing up in a new country. Karin Arroyo’s family arrived in Montreal in 1979 from Valparaiso, Chile.
News August, 2017
By Financial Post | It’s been a true globe-trotting entrepreneurial journey for Sharoon Thomas and Rituparna (Ritu) Panda. They’re the co-founders of Fulfil.io in Toronto, an AI-based platform that specializes in connecting sales, fulfilment and purchasing functions through a single source.
By Douglas Todd, Times Colonist | Chinese languages are becoming more predominant in Metro Vancouver and across Canada, according to newly released 2016 census figures. The proportion of Metro Vancouver residents who speak Chinese dialects continues to rise and is now more than double those who speak Punjabi.
By Patrick Johnston, Vancouver Sun | While you munch on a snack at the PNE food court, take note of the action on the big screen at the Celebration Plaza. Three times a day, a series of short films portray how young people feel “about living in Canada and their vision for Canada,” the film … Continued
By Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International | The latest information from Canada’s official statistics agency shows continued change in Canada’s linguistic make-up.
By Montreal Gazette | The Montreal police department’s hate crimes unit has been assigned to investigate the posting of an anti-immigrant banner late Sunday outside the Olympic Stadium, which has been used to house the overflow of migrants who have been crossing into Canada from the United States.
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By CBC News | A record number of teenagers new to Canada are spending the week learning about what life is like as a student in Windsor. More than 60 people from six countries took part in the Newcomer Orientation Week program at Catholic Central High School on Monday.
Globe and Mail | Canada’s Immigration Minister denies his government was poorly prepared for the surge of asylum seekers streaming on foot into Quebec from the United States this summer, even as federal officials intensify efforts to try to curb the flow of those showing up at irregular border crossings.
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | A growing number of seniors around the planet have become like nomads, travelling the world to spend time with their children in different immigrant-receiving countries.