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Interesting Statistics on the Black Population in Canada

The black population in Canada reached 1.2 million people in 2016 – which is about 3.5 percent of the entire Canadian population. For about 20 years, between 1996 and 2016, this population doubled in size in Canada. An interesting fact is that over 56% of Black people were born outside of Canada, that is, they …

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One Million Immigrants Wanted to Move to Canada by 2021

The Canadian Parliament has reported a goal to welcome over one million permanent residents by 2021, in addition to the 286,000 in 2017. The Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship reported, “Immigrants and their descendants have made immeasurable contributions to Canada, and our future success depends on continuing to ensure they are welcomed and well-integrated.” …

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Skilled Refugees Living Overseas Offered Canadian Jobs

A handful of Canadian companies are in the process of hiring skilled refugees living abroad with the aid of Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB), a non-profit organization. They have been matching U.S. companies with refugees that have needed skills and are now branching out to Australia and Canada. Bonfire, a Kitchener-based tech company, has hired Syrian …

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Visas for Canadian Permanent Residency Will Rise to 350,000 by 2021

Canada will be welcoming an additional 40,000 more immigrants next year than it plans to accept this year according to Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen. The goal for new arrivals coming to Canada will increase to 350,000, which is close to one percent of the country’s current population. These new figures are part of the …

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Immigration Gives Canada Big Advantages Over America

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has one big advantage over the U.S. and that is immigration. He commented that the nation is open to immigration and he doesn’t see the United States matching that anytime soon. He said Canadians are very favorable toward immigration, proving why the government can issue visas to the top …

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Smaller Canadian Communities Seek Immigrant Workers

Yaye Peukassa, an employability and entrepreneurship counselor with the Société Economique de I ‘Ontario (SEO), attended Destination Canada in Paris. It was a major federal government event and he is the organization’s first official assigned to recruiting skilled workers for northern Ontario. Over 600 people stopped by SEO’s booth to express interest in working in …

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Report Says 26% of People Working in Canada Are Immigrants

Immigrants are bringing the employment gap between Canadian-born workers and newcomers closer together, according to new data from Statistics Canada. The immigrant unemployment level is at the lowest point since 2006, which is when data was first being collected. The unemployment rate for Canadian residents stood at five percent in 2017, and 6.4 percent for …

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