Immigration Canada

Foreign Workers Taking Jobs Canadians Could Fill: Auditor-General

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Business

Employers are hiring low-paid foreign workers without proving no Canadians were available to do the job.

The Fastest Growing Segment Of Canada's Population? Centenarians

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2017 | Canada Living

The key to combatting the aging of the workforce could be immigration.

Canada Faces Clash Of 2 Core Values: Environment And Immigration

Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Business
Daniel Tencer

David Suzuki's vision of shutting down immigration and Bill Morneau's advisers' call for a massive spike in population are two extreme ends of an argument that Canada is having, seemingly without knowing that it's having it.

Canada Stands To ‘Benefit Most' If Trump Cuts Work Visas: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Business

U.S. workers are looking abroad, and 43 per cent like the look of Canada.

Canada Won't Increase Immigration Numbers, Despite Calls For Boost

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2016 | Canada Politics

They are setting the table for a bigger boost in years to come.

Canada Should Have 100 Million People By 2100, Liberal Advisors Say

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Business

An aging workforce means we need young blood.

Liberals Urged To Hike Immigration By 50 Per Cent

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business

The immigration minister is no fan of this plan.

Discrimination Against Immigrants Is Nothing New In Canada: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Politics

He compared the current discrimination against Muslims to what Italians and Greeks faced in the 1950s.

Most Foreign Workers Hired Without Proof No Canadian Could Be Found: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.11.2016 | Canada Business

Upcoming free trade deals could accelerate the trend.

Refugees Will Boost Economy In Canada's Have-Not Regions: Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Business

The recent news that settling 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada will cost $1.2 billion over the next six years has some questioning whether the governm...

Temporary Foreign Workers Get First Dibs Under Express Entry Program

CBC | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Business

A new immigration system designed to attract highly skilled workers from around the world to meet Canada's labour needs isn't living up to its promise...

Food Industry Wants Foreign Workers Who Can Become Citizens

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2016 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Backlash against the temporary foreign worker program has made Ottawa leery of finding a new way for the food-processing sector to get the ...

These Unexpected Places Are Seeing A Boom In Foreign Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Business

The regions that saw the largest growth in the number of temporary foreign workers between 2002 and 2012 might come as a surprise. Maritime provin...

Canada's Millionaire Immigrants Earn Less Than Refugees

Ian Young | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Young

Logic would dictate that big-earning millionaires continue to earn big after settling in Canada. They might take a pause from their business activities while they settle in to their new country, but it's only a matter of time before the money, and the trickle-down benefits, start flowing, right? Not so.

Tories Quietly Insert Exemption Into Foreign Worker Crackdown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says Ottawa is willing to extend to other provinces the measures it has given Alberta for some of it...

Canada To Offer 60 Millionaire Immigrants Permanent Residency

CBC | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Business

Canada will start accepting applications from millionaire immigrant investors and their families on Wednesday under a revamped version of a program cr...

Immigration Changes To Watch For In 2015

CBC | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Politics

For good or bad, the nature of immigration in Canada has changed under the Conservatives. Prime Minister Stephen Harper confirmed that when he spoke...

Wanted: 50 Millionaires To Immigrate To Canada

CBC | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business

The Canadian government will give permanent residency to approximately 50 millionaire immigrant investors and their families, under a pilot program se...

Points System Targeting 'In Demand' Immigrants Revealed

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics

With one month left to the launch of a new immigration system that will give skilled immigrants express entry into Canada, the government has made ...

The Month I Spent Living on a Mattress

Ana Rodriguez | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Living
Ana Rodriguez

When I am nine, my parents and I immigrate to Canada from the wet, hot, and hurricane-ridden island of Cuba. Before May 31, 2002, I have never stepped beyond my beautiful little island, have never seen a landscape without palm trees or the ocean, have never smelt air that isn't rife with humidity with a hint of dog piss, sea salt, and garbage, and I have never wanted to.

B.C. Protesters Blame Traffic Jams On Too Many Immigrants

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A small group of protesters are blaming Vancouver-area traffic jams on immigration. About half a dozen men stood on the Blundell overpass in Richmo...

Canadian Cities Surprisingly Unpopular Destinations For Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Business

Canada ranks highly in a new survey of places where the world’s workers would like to move, but individual cities seem to be suffering from an image...

Immigration Detainees Held In Inadequate Conditions: Red Cross

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A confidential Red Cross investigation found numerous shortcomings at Canadian facilities for immigrant detainees including triple-bunked cel...

Kenney: Canada Benefits From 'Dysfunctional' U.S. Immigration

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Business

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - Stalled immigration reforms in the United States are an opportunity for Canada to scoop up a wealth of young, "brilliant" forei...

Let Foreign Workers Stay: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A poll commissioned by the federal government suggests Canadians would support the controversial temporary foreign workers program if it didn...