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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business critics the new Express Entry Immigration Class

December 27, 2015 – 10:31 am | 1,115 views

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business, which represents roughly 109,000 small businesses, has traditionally supported the Conservative government’s business-friendly proposals, but it criticized the tightening of rules around temporary foreign workers.
‘It still prohibits lower-skilled workers …

The US Cities Rolling Out the Welcome Mat

March 22, 2015 – 7:42 am | 1,789 views

THREE years ago Jenny Salgado, a Dominican shop assistant, moved to Highlandtown, a neighbourhood of pleasant terraces and unpleasant derelict factories in Baltimore. She moved because the cost of living in New York was too …

Employer & Newcomer Employment Dialogue by SFU-TD Engagement Centre

March 20, 2015 – 6:19 am | 1,567 views

Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus will be hosting the first of three evening dialogues on March 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in room 5140. Newcomers to Canada will take a look at the best practices and …

Facebook flags aboriginal names as not ‘authentic’

March 20, 2015 – 5:06 am | 1,323 views

Facebook requires its users to use a profile name that’s the same as the name they use in real life, but some indigenous people say the social network is rejecting their real names because they …

Art, Science & Spirituality: An integrated, holistic approach to diversity and social change.

March 17, 2015 – 5:29 am | 1,204 views

About: “Diversity and social change efforts are essentially, well … about change. And those that take on this work are often passionate committed people who give 110% of themselves to the cause. …