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Starbucks Canada vows to hire at least 1,000 refugees

February 24, 2018 – 9:31 am | 328 views

Starbucks Canada says it will hire at least 1,000 refugees over the next five years.
The announcement Wednesday follows a statement in January by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz that the company would hire 10,000 refugees around the world …

Fanshawe to support Syrian refugee families with free tuition

August 24, 2017 – 9:18 am | 244 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 …

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

December 27, 2015 – 10:31 am | 1,466 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 …

2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism

February 25, 2015 – 7:59 am | 876 views

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism. The Award recognizes outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and the integration of newcomers. Each award recipient earns a certificate of honour and the …

Changing the rules on immigration changes Canada’s narrative

February 13, 2015 – 7:55 am | 936 views

Consider the story of Sarmad Chowdhury, covered earlier this week in The Globe and Mail. A foreign student to Canada, he completed his education from the University of Toronto in Scarborough. He has a job …