BC Government plans registry for migrant workers

By Susan Lazarun, Vancouver Sun | The B.C. government is establishing a registry for migrant workers designed to protect them from exploitation by employers and recruiting agents. “Temporary foreign workers are vulnerable to abuse in the workplace, and it can be...
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Refugees earn more than most Canadians after 25 years

By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun | An internal immigration department document shows that, after 25 years in the country, a typical refugee is earning as much or more than the Canadian norm, which is about $45,000 a year. The document quotes a senior department official...
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Chinese-born Maggie Lu builds STEM career in Canada

By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | Using science and technology to break down barriers as an immigrant Maggie Lu grew up in China with a keen passion for science and technology. She was interested in the many ways chemicals could be used to improve people’s lives. Upon...
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Aung San Suu Kyi no longer an honorary Canadian citizen

By CTV News | In the eyes of Canada’s Parliament, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s is no longer an honorary Canadian citizen. The Senate passed a motion on Tuesday to make official and complete what MPs voted to do last week: revoke her honorary Canadian citizenship,...
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