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By admin2 on Friday, January 19, 2018
Canada is seen as a global beacon on immigration. But Justin Trudeau would be wise to look for the warning signs that Britain ignored before Brexit.
By admin2 on Friday, January 19, 2018
The federal government's streamlined spousal-sponsorship program was supposed to fast-track the immigration process for the foreign-born husbands and wives of Canadians. But for a Swedish woman living in Ottawa, the process has been anything but smooth, with her application being sent back not once, but twice. Her immigration lawyer blames government error. Each time, Alexandra Dickenson's application went back to the bottom of the pile.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Four migrant workers from India faced harsh living conditions and were drastically underpaid as sculptors on a Hindu temple in Toronto, according to two of the workers who spoke exclusively to CBC Toronto.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Immigrants from countries the president doesn’t like are much higher skilled, on average, than Canadians who have been here for generations.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
A shocking B.C. Supreme Court case that pitted two rich families from China against each other provides grim revelations about the kind of migration, tax, and real-estate scams regularly occurring in Metro Vancouver and beyond.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Imagine living your entire life as a Canadian, then suddenly finding out you’re not actually a citizen. Consider what it would be like to grow up in Canada with Canadian parents, but then have a baby in another country and discover your child is not entitled to Canadian citizenship. It's happened to many people over the past few decades, as Canada has changed its citizenship laws. 
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Francisco Rico, co-founder of FCJ, says up to 30 young people come through the centre every week. At a weekly youth group, they form friendships and share fears about their uncertain future. Two years ago, he approached York University to discuss the possibility of a pilot project for those young people.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Not being able to speak the same language as their new peers. Exposure to violence in their country of origin. Being separated from family members. These are just some of the unique factors faced by children who are new to Canada — particularly by refugees — that could put them at risk for mental health issues, according to the Canadian Paediatric Society's (CPS) guide for health professionals who work with immigrant and refugee children and youth.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
When Arline Geronimus was a student at Princeton University in the late 1970s, she worked a part-time job at a school for pregnant teenagers in Trenton, N.J. She quickly noticed that the teenagers at that part-time job were suffering from chronic health conditions that her whiter, better-off Princeton classmates rarely experienced. Geronimus began to wonder: how much of the health problems that the young mothers in Trenton experienced were caused by the stresses of their environment?
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Federal Court has slammed an immigration tribunal adjudicator for acting as “moral police” in denying an HIV-positive man permission to reunite with his daughters in Canada, blaming him for contracting the virus from an affair.
By admin2 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Canada is sending a Spanish-speaking lawmaker to California to dissuade potential migrants from illegally crossing the border following Washington’s decision to end the temporary protected status of some 200,000 Salvadorans.
By admin2 on Thursday, January 11, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. may face violence and murder in their home countries. What happens when they are forced to return?

By admin2 on Thursday, January 11, 2018
The Liberal government has a contingency plan for a potential flood of Salvadoran asylum seekers, but it is not expecting a sudden surge of people crossing the border from the United States.
By admin2 on Thursday, January 11, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted the system failed a former child refugee facing deportation to Somalia, during a town hall in the Halifax area on Tuesday.
By admin2 on Thursday, January 11, 2018
The precious finds were discovered in 2015 by Infrastructure Ontario when it led a complex excavation and archeological dig to build a new Toronto courthouse, once a public parking lot, just steps from today’s city hall.
By admin2 on Thursday, January 11, 2018

An anonymous donor has made a staggering $100-million gift to Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The donation was given to support research into mental illnesses, which affect some 6.7 million Canadians and are the leading cause of disability on earth.

By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Two years ago they were stateless and poor in Nepal. Now they’ve been accepted to Canadian dental schools.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The processing time for sponsorship of Syrian refugees has gone up to 19 months from 13 months, with 20,000 applications still somewhere in the queue.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Governments of Canada and Ontario have announced more than $7 million to help survivors of human trafficking in Ontario through new transitional housing and rent assistance.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
We've been hearing a lot about Dreamers in the U.S. - undocumented young people who fear they may be deported to countries they left as children.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Quebec is in the midst of a labour shortage brought on by an aging population and economic growth. The province's unemployment rate was 5.4 per cent in November, one of the lowest rates in Canada, and Quebec's lowest in decades. It means employers across several sectors are desperate for both skilled and unskilled workers, and some see an opportunity in the recent wave of asylum seekers.

By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Liberal government has relaunched a lottery system to reunite immigrant families, despite a backlash from frustrated sponsors who called its random selection process "cruel," "heartless" and a "fiasco."
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
There was a spike in applications for Canadian citizenship after the government relaxed the rules around residency requirements and language proficiency this fall.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The federal government's contingency plans for a new surge of asylum seekers at the border this winter could be put to the test with the pending U.S. decision on the fate of as many as 200,000 Salvadorans.
By admin2 on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Muslim youth fellowship at Toronto City Hall is aimed at breaking down barriers between everyday folks and governing bodies.