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IRCC releases application guide for 6 new immigration streams | Canada Immigration News

IRCC releases application guide for 6 new immigration streams | Canada Immigration News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
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Vancouver Island teens nominated for national writing award

Vancouver Island teens nominated for national writing award | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Amazon Canada and The Walrus have named Nanaimo’s Rama Altaleb and Victoria’s Stella Braun as finalists for the fourth annual Youth Short Story prize, which will be presented May 27. The two 17-. . .
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Canadian immigrant labour market outcomes were improving before COVID | Canada Immigration News

Canadian immigrant labour market outcomes were improving before COVID | Canada Immigration News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
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New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers | Law Times

New immigration initiative excludes counsel, is unfair to newcomers, say lawyers | Law Times | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
One lawyer says program hurts those it seeks to help
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Support groups working with immigrants through COVID vaccine process

Support groups working with immigrants through COVID vaccine process | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
A Huron County Immigration Partnership Support Officer says finding out how to get their COVID vaccine can be a challenging process for newcomers to Canada.
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Building trust key to tackling vaccine hesitation among immigrants, say event organizers | CBC News

Building trust key to tackling vaccine hesitation among immigrants, say event organizers | CBC News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Online education events targeting newcomers can help play a huge part in improving vaccine uptake in those communities, according to event organizers.
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Recent Immigrants To Canada Increasingly Prefer Small Towns, and Rural Property

Canadian immigration is often the bull case for the Big Three immigration hubs — Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. A new Statistics Canada (StatCan) study on immigrant labor market outcomes puts a kink in the thesis though. The study focuses on the outcomes of immigrants between the 2001 and 2016 Censuses. Amongst the data, it reveals […]
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Even in hot spots, newcomers to Canada are missing out on COVID-19 vaccines

Refugees, immigrants and other recent newcomers to Ontario are being vaccinated for COVID-19 at much lower rates than Canadian-born or long-term residents, new data shows.
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Trailblazers 2021: Latincouver founder Paola Murillo forges immigrants' connections | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly

Trailblazers 2021: Latincouver founder Paola Murillo forges immigrants' connections | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
For her, it's all about helping newcomers feel a sense of belonging.
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Sikh Heritage Month: Royal BC Museum showcases history collection | Indo-Canadian Voice

Sikh Heritage Month: Royal BC Museum showcases history collection | Indo-Canadian Voice | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
TO celebrate Sikh Heritage Month, the Royal BC Museum has updated its online collection, 100 Objects of Interest, with a historic tamba dining set, used by Indar Singh Gill during his trans-Pacific voyage to BC in 1927. This dining set, a kind rarely found today, allows us to better understand the everyday lives of people embarking on the […]
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Vancouver lawyer Zool Suleman says we can't call immigrant money "foreign" | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly

Vancouver lawyer Zool Suleman says we can't call immigrant money "foreign" | Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
The Guinness brewing family's purchase of 1,616 hectares in West Vancouver in 1931 did not generate any howls in the media over foreign, illicit capital.
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Deportation fears keeping undocumented migrants away from vaccine clinics, advocates say | CBC News

Deportation fears keeping undocumented migrants away from vaccine clinics, advocates say | CBC News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Advocates say creating culturally appropriate clinics with trusted migrant organizations would reduce vaccine hesitancy among undocumented migrants.
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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country | Canada Immigration News

Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country | Canada Immigration News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
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‘Someone Like Me’ Documents a Gay Asylum Seeker’s Struggle for Freedom and Survival

‘Someone Like Me’ Documents a Gay Asylum Seeker’s Struggle for Freedom and Survival | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Layered film by Vancouver creators is as much a portrait of queer life in Canada as it is about newcomers.
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Countless Journeys. One Canada. | Paid Content | Arts + Culture | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST

Countless Journeys. One Canada. | Paid Content | Arts + Culture | Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Calling Digital Artists to Submit to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21’s Artist in Residence Program
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Quebec’s Famine island – Norman Freeman on Grosse Île

Quebec’s Famine island – Norman Freeman on Grosse Île | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
An Irishman’s Diary
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Election of Filipino-Canadians to office in Toronto is long overdue | The Star

Toronto boasts a bold motto, "Diversity Our Strength." Yet, for many racialized communities, it’s more aspiration than truth.
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Newcomer seniors find COVID-19 increases health-care gaps, poverty — Groundwork | Edmonton Journal

Newcomer seniors find COVID-19 increases health-care gaps, poverty — Groundwork | Edmonton Journal | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Even if 65-year-old Amy gets COVID-19 and survives, she’s worried a hospital stay could ruin her life.
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Advocates call for more targeted mental health support for South Asian community during pandemic | CBC News

Advocates call for more targeted mental health support for South Asian community during pandemic | CBC News | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Communities with a high proportion of South Asian residents have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic as many live in multigenerational households and work in frontline jobs, according to the founder of the South Asian Mental Health Alliance. 
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The Translator Kids

The Translator Kids | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
If family members don’t know English, how do you keep them safe and informed in a pandemic?
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What History Can Tell Us About Working as an Immigrant Nurse in Canada | The Star

Editor’s note: This story was first published on April 28. This version corrects the acronym OIIQ to OIIAQ.
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Are linens, kitchenware and furniture essential during a pandemic? Yes, when you’re a newcomer moving into a home | The Star

With thrifty stores closed and home essential aisles blocked under Ontario’s current COVID-19 lockdown, some refugees and other newcomers struggle t
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COVID-19: Quebec’s Temporary Foreign Farm Workers Can Now Get Vaccine

COVID-19: Quebec’s Temporary Foreign Farm Workers Can Now Get Vaccine | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
Quebec’s temporary foreign workers who are working on farms in the province can now get the COVID-19 vaccine, after they were categorised as a priority group.
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The race for Canada’s special, one-time PR program is flooding English-language test providers

The race for Canada’s special, one-time PR program is flooding English-language test providers | Newcomers and Immigrants in Canada | Scoop.it
With 90,000 spots up for grabs under a new one-time special program offering a pathway to permanent residence, international graduates and essential migrant workers see what they feel is the best chance to make their immigration dreams come true.
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‘The stress I had was significant’: Somalian refugee giving back to Peterborough as ‘front-line worker’

Trent University’s Student Refugee Program making a difference for community and participants
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