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.
A livability report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 140 cities and Canada had three cities ranked in the top five. Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary were ranked third, fourth, and fifth as the most “livable” cities. The cities were rated from “acceptable” to “intolerable,” and a score was given between 1 and 100.
Are you looking to live the “American Dream”? For many years, the United States has promised many opportunities, offering “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” They have drawn immigrants on the promise of receiving a more excellent education, having a high-paying job, owning a home, beginning a business, and many other freedoms.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A scarcity of high-tech workers in British Columbia is causing wages to skyrocket in booming technology businesses. This province in Canada has always been known for companies with employees related to oil, gas, forestry, and mining, but today, the high-tech field has surpassed all of those combined.
Statistics Canada, a government agency, projects that by 2036, between 44.2% and 49.9% of Canadians could be an immigrant or a second generation immigrant. The anti-immigrant bias in Europe and the United States has not affected the welcoming and growing numbers of newcomers to Canada. The multicultural provinces have opened their arms to the many … Read more
Are you looking for a place to reside with the best quality of life in mind? In March 2017, Mercer, an international human resource firm, released the 2017 Mercer Quality of Life Survey. This survey listed four cities in Canada among the top 25 best cities around the globe for quality of life. These four cities were matched against 450 cities evaluated around the world. Vancouver was ranked #5, Toronto #16, Ottawa #18, and Montreal #23. BecomeaCanadian is a private immigration firm committed to providing assistance to foreign nationals wanting to move to Canada.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a measure to fill Canada’s labour needs, Immigration Minister John McCallum wants to increase the record number of immigrants currently living in the country. In a speech to the Philippines Canadian Chamber of Commerce, McCallum referenced labour shortages and an aging population. BecomeACanadian is an immigration service that is independently owned.
Multiculturalism Day in Canada is a quiet but determined reminder of the country’s decision to celebrate all cultures. Even in the face of the Brexit’s decision to leave the EU, politicians in Canada are supporting the policy that has helped shape the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated, “As the first country in the world to adopt a policy of multiculturalism 45 years ago, Canada has shown time and time again that a country can be stronger not in spite of its differences, but because of them.” He went on to say that Canadians have roots from every nation on Earth.
In 2017, Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday. The country is experiencing extra joy this year due to becoming one of the strongest economies in the world in recent years. In April 2017, Statistics Canada reported that the economy grew at a monthly pace of 0.2% and 3.3% over the last twelve months.