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Canadian Refugee System Overwhelmed by US Immigration

Canadian Refugee System Overwhelmed by US Immigration

As Trump tightens rules concerning illegal immigration, Canada’s refugee system is seeing a surge in refugees from the US. More than 20,000 immigrants crossed the US – Canada border in 2017 to seek asylum in Canada fearing that Trump might deport them to their home country, most of which are poor, struggling with terrorism or […]

White South Africans Seek Asylum in Canada

White South Africans Seek Asylum in Canada

When you look at South Africa for the first time, you won’t find it different than any other developed country, but that’s not true. With a majority of black people, South Africa has been dominating the whites for centuries. South African refugees started claiming asylum in Canada for the first time in 1994, and even […]

Immigrants Play a Vital Role in Canada’s Economic Growth

Immigrants Play a Vital Role in Canada’s Economic Growth

Canada needs workers, and immigration is through which the country will get them. Stephen Poloz, governor, Bank of Canada, said that immigrants play an important role in growing the Canadian economy and fulfilling the country’s growing skilled shortage. During his March 13 speech at the Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Poloz said that immigration is beneficial […]

Canada Focuses on Preventing Immigration Frauds

Canada Focuses on Preventing Immigration Frauds

Canada has increased the level of immigration, and so have immigration frauds. Immigration Ministry of Canada has planned to dedicate March as Fraud Prevention month as a part of Canadian government’s education campaign. Ahmed Hussen, Canadian Immigration Minister, said that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will conduct a number of fraud prevention activities during the […]

1,000 Vulnerable Women to be Resettled in Canada

1,000 Vulnerable Women to be Resettled in Canada

In 2017, Canada resettled 1,200 vulnerable women from the Yazidi community of Iraq and helped them with mental support and employment. These women had fled from the Islamic State from Singar, a town in northern Iraq. And therefore, the Liberal government has decided to help 1,000 more vulnerable women over the next five years, which […]

Canadian Budget Aims at Gender Equality

Canadian Budget Aims at Gender Equality

Gender equality has always been on Canada’s priority, but it could only include it in its budget in 2018. Trudeau assures that if it is good for women, then it is good for Canada. Bill Morneau, Canadian finance minister’s Budget 2018 mainly designed in such a way that it boosts productivity and offset aging population […]

Everything You Need to Know About Canadian Shared Parental Leave

Everything You Need to Know About Canadian Shared Parental Leave

Maryam Monsef, Canadian Minister for the Status of Women, called a meeting of expectant and new parents and announced Canada’s latest Shared Parental Leave program. The Peterborough-Kawartha minister of parliament discussed her plan with them, who seemed very excited to listen. According to her plan, if parents apply for employment insurance, they will get extra […]

Canada Invests $23 Million to Develop Multiculturalism Programme

Canada Invests $23 Million to Develop Multiculturalism Programme

Canada is an immigrant country, and for all different ethnic groups to live together peacefully, the country needs a policy that protects people from anti-immigration sentiments and promotes multicultural attitude. In Budget 2018, it mentioned that recent international and domestic movements including ultra-nationalist and anti-immigration movements remind the Canadian community to stand up for diversity […]