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

December 27, 2015 – 10:31 am | 1,501 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 | 3,651 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 …

UBC Geography department unable to release neighbourhood-specific data on investor-class immigrants

March 15, 2015 – 4:11 pm | 1,621 views

Richmond’s planning committee has asked city staff to “provide council with data related to overseas buyers of property in the city,” according to a referral.
However, the Richmond News has learned municipal data from Citizenship and Immigration Canada …

Immigration to Britain has not increased unemployment or reduced wages, UK study finds

March 1, 2015 – 7:21 am | 1,798 views

Immigration to Britain has not increased unemployment or reduced wages, a major new study has concluded.
Researchers at the London School of Economics looked at the levels of immigration to each of Britain’s counties, and compared …

Immigration: Is big money paying off?

February 28, 2015 – 7:42 am | 1,427 views

Refugee immigrants are reporting higher incomes to the Canada Revenue Agency than investor-class immigrants, according to data compiled by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
Furthermore, the rate of investor immigrants reporting any income whatsoever is far …