News August, 2017

Global seniors flock to Canada’s ‘super visa’

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.

White nationalist groups on the rise in Canada, planning more rallies

By Katie Dangerfield, Global News | The aftermath of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., continues to be felt in the United States and here in Canada. Since the tragedy took place, events for several white nationalist rallies have popped up across the country.

Toughen literacy standards to boost immigrant success

By Asian Pacific Post | Strong literacy skills improve new immigrants’ employability and earnings capacity. But immigrant literacy skills in Canada lag non-immigrants despite the large proportion of immigrants with university degrees, according the 2012 OECD Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

WorkBC Hiring Fair

Date: August 18, 2017Venue: Vancouver Northeast WorkBC Centre, Unit 312 – 2555 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Learn more

Canada struggling to ‘absorb’ immigrants: report

By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Assimilation? Integration? Absorption? There’s nothing like a dispute over words to get Canadians to pay attention – and in this case that might not be a bad thing. This month Manitoba responded to two complaints by barring a driver from continuing to use his two-year-old licence plate “ASIMIL8.”