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Government of Canada hiring 400 students

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Park Canada plan to hire additional 400 students as part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. They will be working in a wide range of positions, such as guides and interpreters for those who want to visit Canada’s national parks, ...

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Canada ranks 4th most welcoming country for refugees

A survey among citizens in 27 countries around the world found that 80 percent of the global population would welcome refugees with open arms in their country and even in their homes. Based on the individuals’ responses, the Amnesty International has come up with a ranking which places China as the most ...

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Canada apologizes for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has formally apologized in the House of Commons for the Komagata Maru incident in 1914, when Canada denied entrance for 376 Indian immigrants. “No words can erase the pain and suffering they experienced.  Regrettably, the passage of time means that none are alive to hear ...

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Best cities in Canada to work

From a provincial perspective, British Columbia is this year’s year winner when it comes to best areas to find work. Employment has spurred 4.9 percent and the jobless rate is the lowest in the country. Ontario is also making progresses and some of the cities which have added significant numbers ...

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Several immigration steams in Ontario are open for applications

Ontario officials have announced that the intake of applications for some streams through its Immigration Nominee Program has been temporarily paused, as a consequence of reaching the federal allocation, while others remain open. The province of Ontario has been accepting candidates via the Express Entry system since mid-2015, through two ...

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Quebec might welcome more immigrants

According to statistics, 1.1 million people in Quebec will retire in the decade up to 2022, leaving a significant gap in terms of labour force, not to mention health and pension costs. Besides this, the province is also struggling with a declining birthrate, 1.6 per woman in 2015, down one ...

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Canada needs more farm workers

Canadian farmers and meat processors are lobbying the government to postpone implementing new restrictions on the use of foreign workforce, which would widen the already existing gap between jobs and domestic workers capable of doing them. At the moment, Canadian employers can hire up to 20 percent of their entire ...

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Quebec to accept 10,000 immigration applications

Immigration authorities in Quebec have announced the reopening of its skilled worker program starting June 13. Over a seven-day period, applicants with an online user account can submit their application for the Quebec Certificate of Selection. During this intake period, a maximum of 5,000 applications will be received. The second ...

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