The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Canadian Immigrant Magazine announced the 2016 winners of the “Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.” There were several ceremonies held in Vancouver and Toronto in June 2016, to celebrate the winners. Canadians have had the chance to nominate those who immigrate to Canada and made a positive impact on the country.
The Canadian province of Alberta recently launched “The Year of the Ukrainian-Canadian,” celebrating 125 years of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. Located around 50 kilometers east of Edmonton, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village held celebrations with traditional folk dancers from Ukraine while enjoying ethnic Ukrainian foods.
People 65 years old and over make up 16 percent of the total population of Canada. This number is on the rise according to a report released in October 2016 by the Conference Board of Canada. The 65 and above population is expected to increase to 24 percent over the next 20 years. Ottawa needs … Read more Increase in Canadian Immigration Needed to Support Economic Growth