News October, 2019

Canada’s work force needs to take hold of its immigration advantage

By Globe and Mail The global economy is going through a profound transformation. Game-changing technology is driving the digital era, causing many industries to reshape and reform. Real-world applications of artificial intelligence, AR/VR and machine learning are disrupting everything from how we shop, how we manufacture, even to how we mine.

Legacy of Asian-Canadian author Jim Wong-Chu in the spotlight

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS), in partnership with the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, is launching an exhibition on the life and work of iconic Asian-Canadian poet, editor, activist and historian Jim Wong-Chu. The exhibit, “Jim Wong-Chu: Iconic | Asian | … Continued

Canada adds 54K jobs in September, unemployment dips to 5.5%

By Global News | The Canadian economy added a stronger-than-expected 53,700 net jobs in September, with all the gains coming in full-time work and largely driven by the services sector, Statistics Canada data said on Friday in one of its last major economic data releases before a national election.

Neighbourhood dinner put on by immigrant youth helps connect communities

By CBC News | A group of immigrant and refugee youth will be cooking up a storm this Saturday as part of a community dinner at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House that celebrates new connections. The dinner, called the New (Taste) Buds Youth Food Share Community Dinner, is part of the City of Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival — … Continued

These Syrian refugees became Canadians. Just in time to vote.

By MaClean’s | A small but growing number of the Syrian refugees who have resettled in Canada will be able to vote in this election. It’s a big moment when back home, an election was basically a “theatre act.” At first, Mohammad Joudi did not believe the voice on the other end of the phone. … Continued