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Canada 'Disappointed' U.S. Not Backing Down In Food Labels Fight

Canada 'Disappointed' U.S. Not Backing Down In Food Labels Fight | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The World Trade Organization says the United States has filed an appeal of a ruling that found the country's meat-labelling laws discriminate against Canadian beef and pork exports.The ruling last month found that changes the U.S. made to its country...
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Vermont governor race: Ethan Sonnebor - 14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor - CBS News

Vermont governor race: Ethan Sonnebor - 14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor - CBS News | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Ethan Sonneborn, a Democrat and teenager, says that Vermonters should take him seriously despite his age
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Canada may not return to NAFTA talks for ‘days or weeks,’ Mexican minister says as meetings with U.S. continue

Canada may not return to NAFTA talks for ‘days or weeks,’ Mexican minister says as meetings with U.S. continue | International Mobility | Scoop.it
A source familiar with the negotiations said the U.S trade representative will not go easy when Canada rejoins the talks. ‘I think we’d better be ready for that’
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Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, freezing trade with Canada

Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, freezing trade with Canada | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Last week, the Canadian government publicly took the Saudis to task after the kingdom arrested two women’s-rights activists, the latest to be swept up in a government crackdown on activists, clerics and journalists
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Will you be banned from the U.S. if you admit to using drugs? The answer is maddeningly inconsistent | The Star

Will you be banned from the U.S. if you admit to using drugs? The answer is maddeningly inconsistent | The Star | International Mobility | Scoop.it
A D.C.-based drug policy expert blames Trump’s “walling off of America” for the increasingly stern treatment of Canadians by U.S. border guards.
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Donkin mine punished for violations under temporary foreign worker program | CBC News

Donkin mine punished for violations under temporary foreign worker program | CBC News | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The operator of the Donkin coal mine is facing sanctions under the temporary foreign worker program after an investigation found the company was paying American workers far more than it said it would when the jobs were advertised to Canadians.
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A good reminder of the importance of every step in deploying your strategy for international recruitment of talent. Employers must have a global view, an integrated strategy for immigration. Contact our team if you are looking at global talent as a solution to your employment gap!

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Donkin mine punished for violations under temporary foreign worker program | CBC News

Donkin mine punished for violations under temporary foreign worker program | CBC News | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The operator of the Donkin coal mine is facing sanctions under the temporary foreign worker program after an investigation found the company was paying American workers far more than it said it would when the jobs were advertised to Canadians.
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A good reminder of the importance of every step in deploying your strategy for international recruitment of talent. Employers must have a global view, an integrated strategy for immigration. Contact our team if you are looking at global talent as a solution to your employment gap!

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Tariffs are the Wrong Approach | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The administration’s new tariffs threaten to spark a global trade war. Tariffs imposed by the United States are nothing more than a tax increase on American consumers and businesses–including manu
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Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can compel retailers to collect sales tax from out of state online vendors.
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Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada, says new farm minister | CBC News

Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada, says new farm minister | CBC News | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Italy will not ratify the European Union's free trade agreement with Canada, its new agriculture minister said on Thursday, ratcheting up an international trade spat and potentially scuppering the EU's biggest accord in years.
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Ontario yarn shop owner speaks out after being denied entry at U.S. border | Globalnews.ca

Ontario yarn shop owner speaks out after being denied entry at U.S. border | Globalnews.ca | International Mobility | Scoop.it
A small business owner in Lindsay, Ont., says she had done her homework and the right paperwork, and yet she was still denied entry to the U.S.
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Direct sales are not permitted in the United States without a work permit. The same would apply the other way around in Canada. You may have all the right customs documents in hands it does not supersede immigration rules.

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U.S. imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico, Ross says

U.S. imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada, Mexico, Ross says | International Mobility | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the U.S. will slap tariffs on Canadian, Mexican and European Union steel and aluminium as of midnight tonight.
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Trump works to cut high-skilled visas in NAFTA deal | The Bellingham Herald

Trump works to cut high-skilled visas in NAFTA deal | The Bellingham Herald | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The Trump administration is working to slash the number of visas provided to Canadian and Mexican professionals as part of ongoing NAFTA negotiations between the three countries.
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Capital de risque: le cabinet d'avocats BCF lance BCF Ventures | LesAffaires.com

Capital de risque: le cabinet d'avocats BCF lance BCF Ventures | LesAffaires.com | International Mobility | Scoop.it
BCF Avocats d'affaires lance le fonds BCF Ventures, qui financera des start-up qui sont à l'étape du pré-amorçage.
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Je suis très fière de cette initiative qui reflète l'esprit et les valeurs de BCF. Bien sûr notre équipe de mobilité globale sera là pour épauler les startups en quête de talent mondial !

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Nouveau coup dur pour les résidents canadiens frappés par l'impôt de Trump | ICI.

Nouveau coup dur pour les résidents canadiens frappés par l'impôt de Trump | ICI. | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Des milliers de résidents canadiens déjà durement touchés par une mesure fiscale rétroactive lancée par le président des États-Unis, Donald Trump, viennent d'encaisser un nouveau coup dur, a appris CBC.
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Les États-Unis rétabliront leurs sanctions économiques contre l’Iran à minuit mardi

Les États-Unis rétabliront leurs sanctions économiques contre l’Iran à minuit mardi | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Elles avaient été levées après la signature de l’accord sur le nucléaire en 2015.
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L'Arabie saoudite expulse l'ambassadeur du Canada et rapatrie le sien | ICI.

L'Arabie saoudite expulse l'ambassadeur du Canada et rapatrie le sien | ICI. | International Mobility | Scoop.it
L'Arabie saoudite a annoncé le retour au pays de son ambassadeur basé à Ottawa en plus d'expulser celui du Canada, dimanche, en réplique aux critiques formulées par Ottawa quant à la récente répression envers des militants opposés à la monarchie.
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Leave the phone at home: Privacy commissioner and advocates warn Canadians to keep data secure when crossing the border | The Star

Leave the phone at home: Privacy commissioner and advocates warn Canadians to keep data secure when crossing the border | The Star | International Mobility | Scoop.it
While the privacy commissioner is advising Canadians to be more careful with their devices when crossing the border with an updated set of guidelines, civil liberties advocates recommend Canadians take every precaution to keep their data secure — from burner phones to encrypted data.
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Good advice to follow... either for data privacy....or just to enjoy true vacation time !

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Leave the phone at home: Privacy commissioner and advocates warn Canadians to keep data secure when crossing the border | The Star

Leave the phone at home: Privacy commissioner and advocates warn Canadians to keep data secure when crossing the border | The Star | International Mobility | Scoop.it
While the privacy commissioner is advising Canadians to be more careful with their devices when crossing the border with an updated set of guidelines, civil liberties advocates recommend Canadians take every precaution to keep their data secure — from burner phones to encrypted data.
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Good advice to follow... either for data privacy....or just to enjoy true vacation time !

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Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court - The New York Times

Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court - The New York Times | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The nomination will set off a furious confirmation battle, as the retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has held the decisive vote in many closely divided cases.
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Jogger who accidentally crossed U.S. border from B.C. detained for 2 weeks | CBC News

Jogger who accidentally crossed U.S. border from B.C. detained for 2 weeks | CBC News | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Cedella Roman says she was jogging along the beach south of White Rock, B.C., when she crossed the U.S. border without realizing it. That's when her two-week nightmare began.
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Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council - The New York Times

Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council - The New York Times | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The United States joins Iran, North Korea and Eritrea as the only countries that refuse to participate in the world’s most important human rights body.
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PressTV-US to strip citizenship from thousands of immigrants

PressTV-US to strip citizenship from thousands of immigrants | International Mobility | Scoop.it
The administration of US President Donald Trump is launching an unprecedented effort to strip US citizenship from thousands of immigrants.
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The 4 Numbers You Need to Know about the Administration’s Trade Policies

The 4 Numbers You Need to Know about the Administration’s Trade Policies | International Mobility | Scoop.it
It’s easy to get caught up in the recent whirlwind of trade policy developments in Washington and lose sight of the bigger economic picture and what it all really means for our country. One day it’s n
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New residency visa rules 'start of a new era' for UAE's professional workforce

New residency visa rules 'start of a new era' for UAE's professional workforce | International Mobility | Scoop.it

Experts liken new 10-year model for key workers to US Green Card system, but caution urged as much of the new system still to be set out


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Visas would be "residency" visas based on qualifications rather than actual employment. A completetly different approach that could be attractive for highly qualified professionals looking for opportunities while not willing to commit to a specific employer.

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Travel delays expected as customs agents being moved from GTA to Quebec to handle migrant surge

Travel delays expected as customs agents being moved from GTA to Quebec to handle migrant surge | International Mobility | Scoop.it
Move in anticipation of expected ‘significant’ influx of asylum seekers across U.S. border into Quebec likely to increase wait times at Toronto’s Pearson International airport and land-border crossings in southern Ontario
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