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  • Canada attracts top talent with swift visa processes

    Added  July 10, 2017
    While the US cracks down on the number of immigrants with work visas, Canada is using the opportunity to lure top talent. by Jenny Darmody  from https://www.siliconrepublic.com/careers/canada-us-immigration-visa Among a number of other consequences, Ireland’s talent pool could stand to benefit from Brexit, as a number of more

  • Immigrants living in Waterloo Region reflect on moving to Canada

    Added  July 6, 2017
    Joanna Smith, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:25PM EDT From:  http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/immigrants-living-in-waterloo-region-reflect-on-moving-to-canada-1.3478441   Mike Mehta, 67, left Uganda because he had to, but he says he chose Canada as the place to begin his new life. "It scared the hell out of me the first time I saw that much snow here, but that didn't stop me," Mehta... more

  • Canada 150: Pier 21 tour guide shares his immigration tale

    Added  June 27, 2017
    Meredith MacLeod, CTVNews.ca Published Monday, June 26, 2017 10:00PM EDT  George Zwaagstra remembers his first step on Canadian soil. And the very moment he truly felt Canadian. Zwaagstra immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands in 1951. He was 17 years old and spoke no English when he arrived with his parents and younger brother at Pier 21 in Halifax to start a new life. All he knew about his new h... more

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