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  • A Love Letter To Canada From A Child Of Immigrants

    Added  August 10, 2017
    BY ANTHONY KING AUG 9, 2017 My grandmother-in-law recently turned 103 years old. On a humble farm in rural Jamaica’s St. Elizabeth Parish, I joined my wife and her relatives in celebrating a woman whose only visit to Canada was decades ago. It lasted two months. She heard about the cold winters, the biting wind, and she was gone before November. My parents are Trinidadians. The... more

  • 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 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:   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