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  • To the Shores of Freedom Plaque Unveiling in Halifax

    On May 25th, 2019, The League of Ukrainian Canadian Women (LUCW), in partnership with the League of Ukrainian Canadians (LUC), hosted To the Shores of Freedom –a Plaque Unveiling Ceremony & Tribute Program at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS. The Shores of Freedom Fund at BCU Foundation donated $10,000 to the Canadian Museum [&hellip


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    News Release — Minister Kenney announces new language rules for citizenship applicants

    Ottawa, September 28, 2012 — Most citizenship applicants will soon be required to provide up-front objective evidence of their language ability at the time they apply, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. This change will be implemented as of November 1, 2012. Currently, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) assesses the language ability of [&hellip


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    Immigrant Underemployment is Costly for Canada, CIBC Says

    By Nirmala Menon Immigrants in Canada are underemployed and paid less than Canadian-born workers, a phenomenon that’s costing the economy over 20 billion Canadian dollars in forgone earnings, and is probably  a significant factor in Canada’s productivity gap with the U.S., according to a report from CIBC World Markets. Newcomers to Canada may be more [&hellip


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    CCR Media release: Immigrant and Refugee Women have little to celebrate on International Women’s Day 2012

    Canadian Council for Refugees Immigrant and Refugee Women have little to celebrate on International Women’s Day 2012 Immigrant and refugee women have little to look forward to on International Women`s Day this year according to the report State of Immigrant and Refugee Women`s Status in Canada – 2012. Community groups concerned about the status of immigrant [&hellip


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    Ethnocultural News – Issue No. 6 [Statistics Canada]

        Immigrant Earnings Growth: Selection Bias or Real Progress?   During their first few years in a host country, immigrants typically earn less than native-born individuals. However, immigrants’ relative earnings rise in subsequent years as they obtain host-country experience, acquire language skills, and learn about local labour markets. For example, during their first five [&hellip


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    Parent and Grandparent Super Visa

    With much thanks to Immigration Committee co-chair Serhij Koroliuk, please find new information regarding the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa below


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    Five trends in Canadian immigration (Vancouver Sun [BLOG])

      Five trends in Canadian immigration http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2012/01/08/five-trends-in-canadian-immigration-and-diversity/ Vancouver Sun, David Todd, January 8, 2012. 9:25 pm   The common wisdom, from Italy to the United States, is that resistance to immigration magnifies in direct correlation to how much a country’s citizens struggle economically. There are increasing signs that hard thinking is beginning to play out in [&hellip


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    Feds want immigrants to provide upfront evidence of fluency in English or French

    via EMAIL Feds want immigrants to provide upfront evidence of fluency in English or French By The Canadian Press | The Canadian Press – Reuters – Wed, 12 Oct, 2011 OTTAWA – The federal government wants immigrants to provide upfront evidence that they’re fluent in one of Canada’s two official languages when they submit citizenship applications. Ottawa [&hellip


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    Pilot Project to Attract More Working Families to B.C.

    August 12, 2011 Pilot Project to Attract More Working Families to B.C. VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Aug. 12, 2011) – Family members of most temporary foreign workers in British Columbia will be able to work for any employer in the province, thanks to a pilot project launched today. The announcement was made by Citizenship, Immigration [&hellip


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    Come to Canada Wizard working its magic

      Come to Canada Wizard working its magic Ottawa, August 5, 2011 — Prospective immigrants and visitors to Canada now have a new interactive web tool at their fingertips to help them determine if they are eligible to come to Canada. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today the launch of the Come [&hellip


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