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Changing the rules on immigration changes Canada’s narrative

February 13, 2015 – 7:55 am | 743 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 …

2015 National Metropolis Conference: Broadening the Conversation: Policy and Practice in Immigration, Settlement and Diversity: March 2015

January 31, 2015 – 8:48 am | 767 views

The 17th National Metropolis Conference will focus on future immigration trends and policies and the challenges and opportunities that they create for Canadian society. The conference will include plenary panels with distinguished speakers and workshop …

Express Entry System: More discretionary power for Canadian Government

January 3, 2015 – 10:34 am | 754 views

The government is granting itself more discretionary power to decide who gets permanent residency in Canada through a new Express Entry system that will fast-track applications for the most desirable economic immigrants and allow Ottawa …

Douglas Todd: Lessons from U.K. migration debate The rapid pace of immigration, not ethnic diversity, behind anti-immigration views, expert believes

November 27, 2014 – 6:50 am | 798 views

Immigration is much more openly discussed in Europe than in Canada.
Yet there are many shared immigration trends between Europe and North America, especially in “gateway” cities such as Toronto, Metro Vancouver and London, England.
While most …

Richmond protesters blame immigration for their traffic woes

November 24, 2014 – 6:10 am | 892 views

Members of the group Immigration Watch Canada took to the Blundell Road overpass in Richmond above Highway 99 early Wednesday morning to protest Canada’s immigration policy, blaming it in part for the Lower Mainland’s traffic …