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

New tool could point immigrants to spot in Canada where they’re most likely to succeed

Where should a newcomer with a background in banking settle in Canada? What about an immigrant who’s an oil-production engineer? Or a filmmaker? Most newcomers flock to major Canadian cities. In doing so, some could be missing out better opportunities elsewhere. A two-year-old research project between the federal government and Stanford University’s Immigration Policy Lab […]


How to get a job in Canada as a newcomer

New job opportunities await! If you’re ready to call Canada home, then finding a suitable job for your experience and passions should be your next step. If you are new to the area, gaining employment might look a little different than what you are used to. The pandemic has made searching for a job more […]

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Will immigration help Canada recover from the pandemic?

Canada is well poised to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic by relying more on new immigrants to help alleviate the labour shortage, according to the immigration minister. “We believe that immigration generates growth, that it creates jobs and our entire plan is focused on trying to accelerate our economic recovery coming out of the […]