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Fanshawe to support Syrian refugee families with free tuition

August 24, 2017 – 9:18 am | 110 views

Fanshawe College today announced plans to join the City of London’s response to the Syrian crisis by assisting Syrian families who settle in the City. Fanshawe will offer free tuition to support 10 Syrian refugees …

Canada’s race problem? It’s even worse than America’s.

May 14, 2017 – 6:46 am | 143 views

The racial mess in the United States looks pretty grim and is painful to watch. We can be forgiven for being quietly thankful for Canada’s more inclusive society, which has avoided dramas like that in …

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

December 27, 2015 – 10:31 am | 1,384 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 | 3,236 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 …

Facebook flags aboriginal names as not ‘authentic’

March 20, 2015 – 5:06 am | 1,538 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 …