Canada on record immigration pace

Canada on record immigration pace

As of August 22, Canada has welcomed about 300,000 new permanent residents. Immigration Minister Sean Fraser boasted last week that Canada has hit the 300,000 mark earlier this year than any other year. Since Confederation in 1867, Canada has welcomed more than...

Settlement services expanded in Eastern Ontario

August 23, 2022 — Cornwall, Ontario — Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in our country’s future and our economic recovery from the pandemic. They enrich our communities, and they work every day to create jobs, care for our loved ones and support local...
Hockey helps Syrian newcomer

Hockey helps Syrian newcomer

It’s not a stretch to say hockey rejuvenated Faihaa’s spirit. The widowed mother of two had fled Syria and its brutal civil war, finding refuge in Jordan for four years before coming to Canada. But after one month, she wasn’t sure if she had made the...
Conference Board says services need to be nimble

Conference Board says services need to be nimble

Canada recently announced plans to bring an unlimited number of Ukrainians to Canada on a three-year visa with the right to work while they are here. It’s an exciting and new plan for humanitarian migration. It also raises an important question. How do we deliver on...
Sky is the limit for Ghina

Sky is the limit for Ghina

Ghina is bubbling over the phone line. She’s 18 years old and is wrapping up her first year at the University of Ottawa where she studies biomedical sciences. It was New Year’s Eve 2015 when she and her family arrived in Toronto on their way to Ottawa. It...