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Immigration: Is big money paying off?

February 28, 2015 – 7:42 am | 1,622 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 …

Changing the rules on immigration changes Canada’s narrative

February 13, 2015 – 7:55 am | 1,169 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 | 1,291 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 | 1,253 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 | 1,112 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 …