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Tag: Canada

11 Sep 2014

Canada Promotes French Immigration

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While Canadians dream of going to France for vacation, to retire, or both, many Francophones consider Canada a ‘land of opportunity’.  This is partly due to the competitive job market in France,…

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2 Jul 2014

Citizens celebrate their first Canada Day

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Although it was Canada’s birthday the country welcomed more than 2,200 new Canadians from 138 countries.  The individuals were sworn in at 45 different citizenship ceremonies across the country. Since the start…

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8 Apr 2014

International Roma Day!

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April 8 is International Roma Day. This day was designated by the International Romania Union in 1990 to celebrate Romanian culture, and issues they face on a day to day basis. This…

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30 Jan 2014

Expression of Interest – Canada as the Matchmaker

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A few weeks in advance of St. Valentine’s Day, Canada is discussing a proposed new Expression of Interest immigration system through the use of matchmaking metaphor. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander suggests that a new database connecting prospective skilled immigrants to Canadian employers would work similarly to “a dating site”.

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29 Jan 2014

Canada Proposes New Tourism Fee

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Millions of Canadian visitors may soon be charged a fee to travel to Canada. The new screening process will apply to Foreign Nationals who are currently exempted from acquiring a visa to travel to Canada.

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29 Jan 2014

Canada Supports Holocaust Education

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Minister for Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, announced that Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) along with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) are introducing new learning tools to assist educators in promoting Holocaust Remembrance and Education.

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8 Jan 2014

Overcoming Barriers: Afghan girl with Cerebral Palsy celebrates PR in Canada

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Tahera Hussain Karimi is a teenage girl in Regina Saskatchewan receiving nationwide media attention this week as one of Canada’s most high profile immigration success stories. Tahera travelled to Canada 6 years ago to receive surgery that would drastically improve her quality of life. She is diagnosed with cerebral palsy and required surgery to help her be able to walk. Growing up in Afghanistan, her condition meant that she was never allowed to attend school.

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