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February 29

The image of a three-year-old Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, face down, dead on a Turkish beach, shocked the world last September. It hit especially close to home for Canadians, as...

February 29

Current Citizenship Act

  • Authority to revoke citizenship for certain acts against the national interest of Canada. These grounds include convictions of...
February 26

This issue explores the challenges that newcomers to Canada may face in accessing health care. It identifies common strategies for supporting newcomers to navigate the health...

February 25

After three years of living in limbo in Jordan and then six weeks spent in a Surrey hotel, the Sua’Ifan family from Syria is ready for a permanent home. But a home in Metro...

February 25

British Columbia is to receive 1,100 Syrian refugees in the next 10 days, effectively doubling the number already here.  It will be the largest influx of government-assisted...

February 24

 Following the meeting of Big City Mayors, Minister McCallum announced the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria as the first successful applicant...

February 23

As the federal government gets ready to meet its target of bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, possibly by the end of the week, the RCMP is preparing a document to help...

February 19

On February 17th 2016, the City of Surrey, was recognized at the IEC-BC Employer Recognition award ceremony for championing the Connector program. The Connector program is a...

February 18

Skilled migration brings widely acknowledged economic benefits for both destination countries and migrants themselves. The impact of skilled emigration on countries of origin...

February 18

Europe’s welcome for refugees has faded fast. Five months after the image of little Alan Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach – which inspired German Chancellor Angela Merkel to...

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