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N.S. community helps 11-year-old African immigrant chase hockey dreams | CTV News

An 11-year-old boy who moved to Canada from Africa two years ago is living out his hockey dreams thanks to a sporting goods store and some supportive members of the community.
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Canada's Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will be felt this year | Canada Immigration News

Canada's Provincial Nominee Program: Key 2018 changes that will be felt this year | Canada Immigration News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Canada's Provincial Nominee Program continued to assert itself as the rising star of Canada's economic immigration programs in 2018 and is expected to play an even more prominent role in the months ahead.
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Douglas Todd: Website shows how Chinese, Filipino and other immigrants differ

Douglas Todd: Website shows how Chinese, Filipino and other immigrants differ | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
A revealing new ‘super-diversity’ website makes it easy to spot differences among immigrant groups in Metro Vancouver and beyond.
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The “Oscars” of Immigrant Success: Nominations are now open for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

The “Oscars” of Immigrant Success: Nominations are now open for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The 11th annual program is Canada’s only national awards for immigrant recognition
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Canada wants to take in more than 1 million new immigrants

Canada wants to take in more than 1 million new immigrants | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Canada's immigration minister, Ahmed Hussen, has revealed plans to admit as many as 1,080,000 new immigrants by 2021.
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Opinion | I am proud to be an immigrant

Opinion | I am proud to be an immigrant | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
My parents came to Toronto in the early 1970s and set up home in Parkdale. The neighbourhood was, and still is, a landing place for immigrants. Some move on after gaining their footing, whil
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Canadian prime minister confirms Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun to be granted asylum

Canadian prime minister confirms Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun to be granted asylum | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand fearing her family would kill her has been granted asylum by Canada, Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, confirmed on Friday.
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Not just a Western effort: immigrants helping immigrants

Not just a Western effort: immigrants helping immigrants | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The story began with a Canadian man named Stephen Watt. A man who, like thousands of other citizens of this country, was jolted in 2015 from the comforts of his middle-class life to aid victims of far-off conflict in Syria.
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A gay Muslim Kurd’s journey continues in Canada

A gay Muslim Kurd’s journey continues in Canada | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Yusuf Celik did not arrive in Canada as a refugee. But he did come here to escape the stream of discrimination that had followed him for most of his life.The now 31-year-old man, who has worked on …
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Syrian family gets ‘second chance to have nice life’ in Ottawa

Syrian family gets ‘second chance to have nice life’ in Ottawa | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
When Syrian-born Basel Al Zoubi arrived with his family in Ottawa three New Year's Eves ago, he was determined to start the new year in a new country and prepared to fully experience Canadian life.
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Employment gap continues to narrow between newcomers and native Canadians

Employment gap continues to narrow between newcomers and native Canadians | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
New figures from Statistics Canada show the employment gap between immigrants and Canadian-born workers has reached its lowest level since 2006, the first year it studied.

The research showed 78.9 per cent of newcomers aged 25 to 54 are in the workforce.



That compares with 84 per cent of C
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The tireless activist refugee who helps other newcomers

The tireless activist refugee who helps other newcomers | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Samer Al Jbawi takes on challenges with a steely determination.From nearly the moment the Syrian-born Al Jbawi and his family arrived in Ottawa on Dec. 30, 2015, the English-language teac…
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EDITORIAL: Immigration concerns about the process, not people

EDITORIAL: Immigration concerns about the process, not people | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Canadians have largely been supportive of immigration for many years. How can they not be? So many Canadians are either immigrants themselves or have parents or grandparents who were born elsewhere.So it’s concerning that public support for immigration has started to slip.
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Improvise Yourself: An Experience of Self-Awareness and Acceptance

Improvise Yourself: An Experience of Self-Awareness and Acceptance | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
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To bring refugees west, Americans look north – to Canada - CSMonitor.com

To bring refugees west, Americans look north – to Canada - CSMonitor.com | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The US may be admitting fewer refugees in recent years, but Americans are still finding ways to bring families from the Middle East to safety in the West. The trick: They’re helping them reach Canada, not the US.
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St. John’s-based Association for New Canadians selected for new national growth initiative | Community | The Telegram

St. John’s-based Association for New Canadians selected for new national growth initiative | Community | The Telegram | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it


The Association for New Canadians (ANC) in St. John’s was announced as one of 10 Canadian immigrant-serving organizations to participate in a new initiative by LIFT Philanthropy Partners (LIFT), a non-profit organization delivering positive
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Our Town Stettler: Local immigrant first Chinese person elected to council in Canada –

Our Town Stettler: Local immigrant first Chinese person elected to council in Canada – | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Came to this country with little, faced racial exclusion and ridicule but became successful
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Prospects of Internationally Educated Engineers In Canada –

Prospects of Internationally Educated Engineers In Canada – | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
By:  Pushpendra Singh, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (An aspiring Professional Engineer) for Engineers Nova Scotia’s publication The Engineer, Fall 2018 edition Internationally Educated …
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What makes a neighbourhood work for newcomers? Researchers want to know | CBC News

What makes a neighbourhood work for newcomers? Researchers want to know | CBC News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Local researchers are hoping a close look at three neighbourhoods in Ottawa-Gatineau will help people better understand what makes it possible for new immigrants to succeed in Canada.
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Vijay Thanigasalam, Ontario MPP, Wants To Give Back To Canada After Fleeing Brutal Civil War

Vijay Thanigasalam, Ontario MPP, Wants To Give Back To Canada After Fleeing Brutal Civil War | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The PC MPP for Scarborough—Rouge Park says he’ll use his platform to stand up for Tamils and other “voiceless” groups.
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‘Culture shock’ eases as Chinese students adapt to Canadian life

‘Culture shock’ eases as Chinese students adapt to Canadian life | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Hearing Mandarin spoken in supermarket aisles is further evidence that Waterloo is adapting to the city’s growing Asian presence
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From friends to family: Together Project matches newcomers with local families | CBC News

From friends to family: Together Project matches newcomers with local families | CBC News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The Together Project matches families with government-assisted refugees to help them navigate life in Canada a bit better.
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From ESL Student to Canadian Novelist: Interview with Author Fartumo Kusow

From ESL Student to Canadian Novelist: Interview with Author Fartumo Kusow | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Muslim Link interviews Somali Canadian Fartumo Kusow about writing her first English language novel after coming to Canada as a refugee knowing no English.
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