Date: January 27, 2018Venue: Kwantlen First Nation Cultural Building Learn more
News January, 2018
Canada admits many immigrants from Trump’s ‘shithole’ countries — and they fare better than Norwegians
By Vancouver Sun | Immigrants from the ‘shithole’ countries are not typically low skill and in principle, should not be putting pressure on employment or wages of blue-collar workers in Canada
By Government of Ontario Bulletin | Ontario’s Allocation for Provincial Nominee Program Increased by the Federal Government, Becoming Largest in Canada
By Vancouver Sun WASHINGTON — When the White House released the results of a test on Donald Trump’s mental aptitude Tuesday, showing he aced it without signs of cognitive decline, there was one person out there brimming with pride despite not knowing the president. That person was Ziad Nasreddine — who designed the test.
By Prince George Citizen | Prince George’s population of permanent residents grew by 25 per cent in 2017, while most other towns in Northern B.C. and the Central Interior saw these numbers either stay the same or drop.
By Mitch Goldenberg, Postmedia Edmonton | In one case, a woman testified to authorities in her native language about abuse she had experienced. Her imam acted as the interpreter. In another, a five-year old boy interpreted for his mother as she testified against her husband, the boy’s father, accused of spousal abuse.
By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | Are we starting to refine our concept of racism, arguably the most explosive word in North America today? Three powerful African-American public intellectuals are in a high-level debate over racism. All three agree racism can be a serious problem, especially in the U.S., where black-white tensions for some still … Continued
By Denise Ryan, Vancouver Sun | Celine Ghaily, 12, started Grade 4 last year at Montecito elementary school in Burnaby shortly after arriving from Lebanon. The young Armenian-Syrian refugee knew very little English — just enough to understand that her new classmates were making fun of her.
By Jackson Observer | Recent immigrants to Canada are earning more money than ever, according to new Statistics Canada figures. People who had spent one year in their new country made an average of $24,000 in 2014, the highest amount since 1981.
Date: January 20, 2018Venue: Fleetwood Library Learn more