Canada Reports Record Quarterly GDP Growth

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The Canadian economy has experienced a record three-month growth streak.  A senior economist for CIBC said the next year’s focus needs to be on returning Canadian citizens to a more normal lifestyle they are accustomed to. As life returns to normal, the Canadian economy will also return to normal. How the next quarters play out … Read more

Overview of Immigration to Canada in 2019

The stream of young workers coming to Canada through immigration plays an essential role in the Canadian economy. As the labor force ages and the fertility rate is low, at close to only 1.5 births per woman, immigrants are becoming increasingly vital. The residents of Canada hold a favorable view of immigration and the immigration … Read more

Watch: Toronto is Becoming One of the Tech Capitals of the World

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The tech scene in Toronto, Ontario, is gaining steam. The area created more positions than the San Francisco Bay area, Washington D.C., and Seattle combined, according to a report on “talent markets”. Toronto is the fastest-rising tech-labor market. The city had almost 29,000 new jobs created in 2018, which was 14 percent more than the … Read more

Canadian Visa Criteria

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  Each Canadian immigration program has its own unique eligibility requirements, but there are also several Canadian visa criteria shared in common. Common Canadian visa criteria include the following: You must be at least 18-years-old to apply You must have good health, a medical exam may be required You must be a person of good … Read more

Man Helped 300 Syrian Refugees Immigrate to Canada 

One man has made a difference in the lives of 300 Syrian refugees immigrating to Canada. Jim Estill has sponsored 89 Syrian families, fleeing the civil war in their home country. Ahmad Abed, a Syrian who was sponsored by Estell, now lives in Guelph, and says, “Thanks to Mr. Estill, and the sponsorship program, Guelph … Read more

More Tech Jobs Created in Toronto Than 3 U.S. Cities Combined

The tech scene in Toronto, Ontario, is so on fire, that the area created more positions than the San Francisco Bay area, Washington D.C., and Seattle combined, and is getting ahead of New York, according to a report on “talent markets.” CBRE Group Inc.’s annual survey, that was recently released, showed Toronto as the fastest-rising … Read more

Immigrants Living in Canada to Open Arabic Culture Center

The Arabic immigrants in Fredericton are planning to open a learning center in the near future. A local businessman, Abdel Ghafour Fahim, said the Arab community in the town is missing a school or any kind of school that can preserve their language and real culture for newcomers. The new resource would be available for … Read more

More Parents and Grandparents Allowed to Move to Canada

Many changes are coming to the immigration policies in Canada. The executive director of Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Erick Ambtman, said his organization had raised the issue of family separation, and he is happy the government is finally listening. One of the main changes will be the number of parents and grandparents allowed to … Read more

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