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This section features stories related to our strategic priorities and local news relevant to the Tri-Cities on immigrant inclusion.

Majority of Canadian students have witnessed racial bullying: Survey

By Vancouver Sun | Racial bullying is a reality in Canadian schools, with a majority reporting they have witnessed or experienced such incidents in their schools, according to a new national survey. The survey, conducted by the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia, asked people ages 12 to 17 across […]


Canada has introduced NOC 2021. What will it mean for immigrants in 2022?

By CIC News | Canada’s immigration system will overhaul the way it classifies occupations in fall 2022. The changes will affect some economic class and foreign worker applicants, although the federal government has yet to communicate which sorts of applicants will be affected. Canada’s system for categorizing occupations is called the National Occupational Classification (NOC). The NOC […]


Are employers shirking responsibility in integrating foreign professionals?

By HR Reporter | While Canada’s immigration minister may have said that the country is well poised to come out of the pandemic by relying more on new immigrants, employers may not be helping. That’s according to a new report looking into the integration of foreign-trained professionals (FTPs) into the Canadian workforce, based on a […]