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Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 20, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Kenney made multiculturalism minister, after weeks of confusion (Embassy News) Following weeks of confusion, the government has clarified that Jason Kenney is Canada’s multiculturalism minister. The news was released quietly in the form of two revised cabinet orders posted on the website of the prime ministers department, the Privy Council Office, and…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 19, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Immigration policy wasnt always about economics alone (Natalie Brender, Toronto Star) What if a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it? Thats an entertaining stumper. But what if immigration activists make an argument and no one grasps it? Thats something more serious and its a very real worry raised…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 16, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Canadians Demand CRTC Hearings on OMNI TV Cuts (Broadcaster Magazine) A broad range of Canada’s multicultural communities has backed a call to the CRTC to hold public hearings on OMNI TV’s cuts to multicultural programming. “The multicultural protections guaranteed by the Broadcasting Act oblige the CRTC to act. Rogers’ cuts to its…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 15, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Citizenship and Immigration Canada would like you to participate in future Immigration Planning! (ERIEC) Citizenship and Immigration Canada would like to invite you to participate in an online consultation on immigration levels planning.The purpose of this consultation is to seek your feedback on immigration to Canada, specifically on the total number of…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 14, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Brampton Bus Tour (CBC Metro Morning) Brampton is offering free bus tours for newcomers, Metro Morning contributor J-P Davidson went along for the ride. http://www.cbc.ca/metromorning/episodes/2013/08/13/brampton-bus-tour/ The new immigrant is someone who can pass as Canadian (Robin Levinson, Toronto Star) The Karlises’ story is familiar. From Irish merchants to Ukrainian farmers, Canada’s history…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 13, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Women’s shelter for new Canadians presses for stable funding (CBC) An Edmonton shelter that helps refugee and immigrant women escape violent situations is worried about its future if it can’t find more stable sources of funding. The program known as WIN III is operated by the Edmonton Women’s Shelter, which runs two…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 12, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Immigration is about people, not economics (Debbie Douglas Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Toronto Star) Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is currently consulting the public on Canadas future immigration plan. Very few Canadians know about this, and even fewer may participate. Given the consultation design and the questions posed by CIC, perhaps that should…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 9, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY High birthrate among immigrant women has implications for Canada (Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun) New immigrants to Canada are much more likely to have babies than their native-born counterparts. Immigrant women who have spent five years in Canada have almost twice as many children of pre-school age (as) the average Canadian-born woman, according…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 8, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY Dinner table snapshots showcase city’s cultural diversity (Jacqueline Bigar, Hamilton Spectator) Two photographers spent more than a year focusing their lenses on several of Hamilton’s cultural communities, documenting the challenges and expectations of moving to a new country. Mina Ao and Masoud Eskandari snapped photos of members of the Muslim, Asian, South…Continue Reading…

Immigration & Diversity news headlines – August 7, 2013

IMMIGRATION AND DIVERSITY School4Civics – pulling back the curtain on political engagement (Alejandra Bravo, Maytree) When we put out a call in April to be part of our upcoming series of School4Civics boot camps, workshops and networking events, we were pleased to see the broad interest in getting involved in political life. How did we…Continue Reading…