News June, 2018

2018 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Announced

Canadian Immigrant is proud to present the winners of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2018. Click here to read their inspiring stories. Plus, discover who was named the Entrepreneur Award winner and the Youth Award winner.

Global Skills Strategy update: Expansion of the GTS Occupations List

By LEXOLOGY | Overview of the GSS The GSS facilitates the entry of high skilled foreign workers into Canada through a GSS stream under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), expedited processing of employer specific LMIA-exempt work permit applications, and several work permit exemptions.

Canada aims to curb number of migrant children held in detention

By Benjamin Shingler, CBC News | While ‘obviously already better than the American system,’ practices here could be better, Ralph Goodale says The Canadian government is taking steps to further reduce the number of migrant children and families held in detention centres, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says. “The numbers are low in Canada, but … Continued

B.C.’s employment and housing cool off in May

By Bryan Yu, BIV | B.C. employment softened in May, according to Statistics Canada’s latest Labour Force Survey estimates. Fewer full-time positions drove a 0.5%, or 12,000-person, dip in total employment from April, entirely attributed to a decline in Metro Vancouver. Employment has eroded since a December peak owing largely to a plunge in part-time … Continued

Marking World Refugee Day by supporting newcomer employment

By News Wire | Innovative pilot project will connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry OTTAWA, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ – Addressing barriers to employment is an important step to ensuring the successful settlement and integration of all newcomers, including refugees. And private sector companies can play a vital role, whether by hiring newcomers … Continued