New Articles - July, 2011

Attracting the entrepreneurial immigrant


By Tavia Grant, the Golbe and Mail | Link to Article 

With a low birth rate, Canada will need immigrants to help drive economic growth. But does our system reward the immigrants most likely to create that

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Anger over anti-immigrant posters

By Michael Wood, Calgary Sun | Link to Article

Emotions are running high in Forest Lawn where a group with ties to known white supremacists seems intent on recruiting like-minded people through a poster campaign.

The black and white posters, with

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Alberta’s labour paradox

By staff | Link to Article

Oil sands operators continue to expand to take advantage of elevated crude oil prices. But with that expansion comes the need for more workers.

Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour, tells BNN that in order

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Hawrelak Park welcomes the world at Heritage Festival

By Jana G. Pruden, Edmonton Journal | Link to Article

EDMONTON - Edmontonians will have a chance to explore the world from the comfort of Hawrelak Park this weekend, during the 36th annual Servus Heritage

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Caring for the newest of Canadians: Guidelines created to help treat immigrants

By Louisa Taylor, Ottawa Citizen | Link to Article

After years of treating Canadians born in faraway lands, Dr. Kevin Pottie is reasonably confident he knows the right questions to ask to assess the health of his patients, no matter where they're from

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Project connects immigrants with small businesses

By Carys Milis, the Globe and Mail | Link to Article

After a two-year job hunt, Richie Sanasy finally found a business looking to hire newcomers to Canada like him.

Despite a business

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Don’t send away foreign workers who have proven their worth

By Calgary Herald Editorial, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Thomas Lukaszuk, Alberta’s minister of immigration and employment, makes a good case for the federal government to rethink its Temporary Foreign

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We can't afford the immigrants we need, Kenney says

By Althia Raj, Vancouver Sun | Link to Article

Canada needs more immigrants to sustain economic growth, but the Conservative government won't significantly increase immigration because Canadians don't want too many newcomers and the federal

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New English centre for immigrants opens in North Burnaby

By Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby Now | Link to Article

Immigrants and refugees in North Burnaby have a new place to learn English now that MOSAIC is opening the North Burnaby Learning Centre on July 25. The new centre will offer free English

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