New Canadians

Immigrants Feel As Canadian As The Rest Of Us

Jack Jedwab | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Living
Jack Jedwab

Some observers insist that Canada's multicultural policies encourage newcomers to maintain their attachment to their countries of origin. This in turn makes it difficult for them to establish a proper connection with Canada. Defenders of this view rarely provide supporting empirical evidence.

What New Canadians Need To Know About Buying A Home

Christine Shisler | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Business
Christine Shisler

While the prospect of purchasing a home for the first time in Canada is an exciting and important step, many newcomers choose to rent for the first several months to a year (or longer) after their arrival. Before deciding whether to rent or buy, it's important that you know what you can afford, weigh the options available and take the time to make the right decisions that will ensure a successful future in Canada.

Giving Thanks for 'New-Stock Canadians'

Michael Rowe | Posted 10.11.2015 | Canada Politics
Michael Rowe

Aside from the ludicrous notion that anyone other than Canada's Native population is truly "old-stock Canadians," there is a certain divisive, chamber-pot snobbery to the term. It's not a celebration of "lineage," it's a wedge. It has no use other than to separate the speaker from others. Without even having to wonder why it was never used in our house, I know that my parents would have considered it vulgar. We are all "old-stock" Canadians, no matter where we're from, or how recently we've arrived.

Harper Appeals To New Canadians With 'Maple Leaf' Award

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The prime minister says new Canadians are great ambassadors, and notes one in five Canadians are foreign-born.

How Immigrants Can Lay Down Canadian Credit Roots

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada Business
Jeffrey Schwartz

Canada is a country that is proud of its multiculturalism. It was built on the backs of immigrants -- some who arrived a century ago, and some who arrived last year. People come to Canada with hopes and dreams of a better life full of financial prosperity -- but sometimes it can be hard to get there.

How Canadians Really Feel About Immigration

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Politics

While most people in this country are in favour of welcoming new immigrants, a large portion of the population believes Canada’s policy is too open....

The Changing Canadian Identity

Abi Paul | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Abi Paul

A common misconception by most Canadians is that all immigrants (regardless of country of origin, religious background, ethnicity) face a common set of experiences (opportunities and challenges) as a group. There-in lies the basis of misunderstanding of the immigrant phenomenon by most Canadian-born residents.

My First Canada Day: Greg Robinson

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

Name: Greg RobinsonCountry: United States Why did you decide to come to Canada? The immediate reason I came to Canada was that I was offered a job...

My First Canada Day: Ivonne Serna

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

Name: Ivonne SernaCountry: Mexico Why did you decide to come to Canada? For three reasons: 1. The great level of education that one can get here....

Canadian Citizenship -- What's the Queen Got to Do With It?

Anthony Morgan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Anthony Morgan

To many individuals and families around the world, Canada is rightfully regarded as a resettlement destination that offers immigrants and new Canadians a range of freedom. Why then, is there a legal obligation for individuals to take a solemn oath of allegiance to faithfully serve the Queen, her heirs and successors in order to gain full access to the democratic protections of Canadian citizenship?

Canadians Have Generous Views On Citizenship: Poll

CBC | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada

Most Canadians feel immigrants are just as likely to be good citizens as people who were born here, a recent Environics Institute survey suggests. ...

Child Immigrants Over 9 More Likely To Drop Out

CBC | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics

Children who immigrate to Canada after the age of nine are far more likely to drop out of school and never go back, a new study suggests. ...