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News June, 2018
By Vancouver Sun | A French teenager who accidentally crossed the border from Canada to the United States and reportedly wound up detained for two weeks should serve as a warning to Canadians, says an immigration lawyer.
By Brennan Doherty, The Star Calgary | The oil and gas recession in Alberta left thousands of Canadians without jobs, but it also prompted thousands of temporary foreign workers to leave Wild Rose country for greener pastures.
By Quartz | With the US and the UK slowly shutting their doors, Canada has flung its open, and Indian students are rushing in.
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.
By CBC News | The Immigrant Services Society of BC unveiled a text messaging service Wednesday intended to improve the organization’s ability to communicate with the growing number of newcomers to Canada.
Facing possible expulsion from the U.S., many former DREAMers could qualify to come to Canada, Trudeau told
By Alex Boutilier, The Star | Many of the so-called DREAMers, some 700,000 young immigrants facing potential expulsion under U.S. President Donald Trump, would qualify to immigrate to Canada, according to a briefing note obtained by the Star. The note, prepared for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, suggests that “many” of the DREAMers would be able … Continued
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
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
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