News October, 2017

Restructured Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program To Feature 2 New Streams

By Mondaq | The Alberta Opportunity Stream will replace the current Employer-Driven Stream and Strategic Recruitment Stream, as of January 2, 2018. This means the AINP will accept applications under two streams only: the new Alberta Opportunity Stream and the existing Self-Employed Farmer Stream.

Syrian Immigrant Teaches Free Web Design Classes for Refugees

By GlobeNewswire | Today Rosaline Digital Marketing is hosting a web design training programme for refugees and new immigrants. This workshop is part of a series of free year-round workshops that teach new Canadians the fundamentals of web design, social media marketing and search engine optimization.

New to Canada, struggling to find work

By Globe and Mail | Armed with PhDs and a wealth of experience, Shereen Shokry and Humayun Kabir immigrated to Canada with hopes of picking up where they left off in their careers. They soon faced a common challenge for newcomers to Canada: Getting jobs in the fields they are highly qualified for in other … Continued

Alberta Immigration Announces New Opportunity Stream

By Canada Immigration Newsletter | Immigration authorities in the Canadian province of Alberta have announced a new immigration stream, known as the Opportunity stream, which will begin accepting applications as of January 2, 2018 under the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).

What is to blame for the widening racial earnings gap?

By Parisa Mahboubi, Globe and Mail | Canada’s labour force has become more diverse, but visible minorities as a whole still struggle to achieve parity in the labour market. Even accounting for differences in individuals’ characteristics, the data show that the slow process of integration for immigrants merits special attention.

Mid-Fall Provincial Nominee Program Update

By Canada Immigration Newsletter | The past few weeks have witnessed plenty of immigration activity among Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), as provinces across the country continue to welcome applications from a wide range of workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs.

New country, new questions, new home

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Moving to a new country can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. Before finding a permanent place to live, many people start out renting or living with relatives. Once you are more settled, you may be ready to buy your first home.